Professor Dillon is best known for research into hearing aids and in recent years has been active in researching auditory processing disorders in children and electrophysiological assessment techniques for infants. Amongst his over 200 publications is a comprehensive text on hearing aids that is used widely throughout the world.
Carolyn specialises in serious game and app development with a focus on health. Carolyn set her sights on developing a game to improve children’s hearing screening and in 2011, collaborating with the National Acoustic Laboratories, the research arm of Hearing Australia, Sound Scouts was created. In 2015 Carolyn was honoured to receive a NSW Medical Devices Fund Grant for $1.1million enabling the continued development and commercialisation of Sound Scouts.
Lead Developer of Sound Scouts, Cuauh Moreno is a Creative Coder and Game Designer who finds joy in exploring and understanding new frameworks, technologies and art. He has participated in several finalist and award winning projects such as 2009 IGF's "Next Great Mobile Game" with "Depict" and 2008's MochiAds "Become a Rock Star" flash game contest with "Amberial Nebulosa".
Michael Mee travelled to the US from Australia with a software startup and has been there ever since. He worked at Microsoft as Program Manager for nearly a decade. He's subsequently held multiple positions in six startups, including founding his own company Egghead Games. He's passionate about user experience and building quality software. Michael holds multiple degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics and Space Studies. Mike currently lives in the San Francisco area.
After starting out in media, an industry that was rapidly changing due to digital, Sophie became fascinated by the transformative power of tech. She joined TidyMe in 2014 as the founder's first hire and helped build the home services startup from the ground up. With degrees in Journalism and Management Sophie enjoys using her creative and analytical skills to support the business sustainability and growth of innovative companies like Sound Scouts.
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Sound Scouts is now FREE for Australian school children thanks to funding from the Australian Government and support from Hearing Australia. Call 1300 424 122 for assistance.