Mr. Marko Hiipakka D.Sc., Hefio’s Founder and CEO. Marko has formerly worked with spatial sound and hearing technology at Aalto University and at Oldenburg University, Germany. He holds a Ph.D. in Acoustics and Audio Signal Processing. In his thesis, Estimating pressure at the eardrum for binaural reproduction, from 2012, he developed new methods of calibrating circumaural and insert headphones for spatial sound reproduction. In addition, he has experience in marketing and sales, business relations, product management, and project management. He is an expert in Audio signal processing, Industrial 3D-design, Acoustical modeling, Hearing aid technology, IPR-law, Industrial economics, as well as Electronics manufacturing and assembly.