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So far Bill Austin has created 18 blog entries.

Starkey Is Going Beyond In 2020

As a young man, I never imagined my work in the hearing aid industry would become my life’s passion. From the very moment in 1961, when I saw a man fit with hearing aids hear the world around him, my world transformed. Throughout the decades that followed, I have continuously wondered and questioned how we [...]

By |2020-02-26T14:19:05+00:00December 20th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Serving My Life’s Purpose

Philosopher and humanitarian Albert Schweitzer once said, “The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.” His words and principles have always inspired me to help as many people with hearing loss as I can. When you show compassion and do something good for someone, I [...]

By |2019-11-25T14:31:31+00:00November 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

You Find Your Humanity in What You Give to Humanity

Nearly 7,000 athletes from around the world came to compete in the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi this year. Starkey and Starkey Hearing Foundation were once again on hand to participate in the Healthy Athletes Program. Our more than 40 volunteers fit more than 250 athletes from 67 countries with hearing [...]

By |2020-02-26T14:25:18+00:00June 14th, 2019|Blog|2 Comments

The Soldier Who Changed My Life

I was honored to receive AG Bell’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award along with my incredible wife, Tani, recently. As I stood on stage to accept the award, I couldn’t help but think about how I got there. I realized, I am where I am today because of the caring and compassion of a stranger many [...]

By |2019-11-26T21:34:09+00:00December 10th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

Hear Better, Live Better

For the 466 million worldwide who suffer from some degree of hearing loss, hearing aids allow the ability to clearly hear conversations, music, nature, and the many other pleasant sounds we often take for granted. While better hearing is the predominant purpose of a hearing device, its impact doesn’t stop there. For those who have [...]

By |2018-08-23T17:07:49+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments