Cochlear TECH Talks For Professionals

Since launching the world's first cochlear implant system more than 30 years ago, Cochlear Limited and its U.S. headquarters have brought the miracle of sound with its entire product portfolio to more than 450,000 hearing-impaired individuals across the globe. The result is the most chosen, most trusted cochlear implant system in the world.


Introducing TECH Talks

TECH Talks are an educational video series, designed to inspire and inform Cochlear’s professional partners.  Hear the very latest from experts in the field of implantable hearing solutions when you click on any one of the videos below.

Together we can make a difference {1:37}

How many people worldwide suffer from debilitating hearing loss? Learn more by watching this short video.

Jace Wolfe, PhD. {17:55}
Director of Audiology,
Hearts for Hearing Foundation
Oklahoma City, OK

Dr. Jace Wolfe, a leading expert in wireless technologies, shares his data insights in “Beyond Quiet” where he makes a case for superior cochlear implant recipient performance in noisy environments through the use of wireless technologies. Dr. Wolfe joined Cochlear for our inaugural Cochlear TECH Talk Series delivered during the American Cochlear Implant Association’s CI2016 meeting in Toronto.


René Gifford, PhD. {12:27}
Associate Professor, Director, Cochlear Implant Program, Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center

Dr. Gifford, a pioneer in electro-acoustic fitting, joined our inaugural Cochlear TECH Talk Series to share her views on how the Cochlear™ Nucleus® Hybrid L24 Implant is transforming hearing healthcare. René presents Vanderbilt’s robust data set and shares her personal connection to those with ski slope hearing loss.

J. Thomas Roland, Jr. MD {11:14}
Mendik Foundation Professor and Chairman Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center

Dr. Roland has been an integral part of the design, development and validation of some of the most innovative cochlear implant electrode arrays. His work related to insertion forces of cochlear implant electrode arrays has been widely shared in the scientific community.


Christopher Long, PhD {11:59}
Director, Auditory Perception Research, Cochlear, Ltd.  

Join Auditory Research Scientist, Dr. Christopher Long, to learn more about how and why neural proximity and perimodiolar implant designs may be important to future sound-coding strategies. Dr. Long is an alumnus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and conducts his research primarily in the Centennial office of Cochlear Americas.

George Cire, AuD. {11:59}
Principal Clinical Technical Manager
for Cochlear Americas in Centennial, Colorado

George Cire, an expert in Baha hearing implants, shares his insights into the design, development and fitting of Cochlear’s Baha Power and SuperPower technology. George was a featured speaker for our inaugural Cochlear TECH Talk Series delivered during the American Cochlear Implant Association’s CI2016 meeting in Toronto.


Chris Smith {1:02}
CEO and President of Cochlear

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) hearing loss is a significant global health issue affecting roughly 5% of the world’s population. Hear from Chris Smith about what you can do to help raise awareness so that others will Hear Now. And always