Steve Armstrong is an Electrical Engineer by training and is passionate about ear level audio. He began his career designing integrated circuits (chips) for hearing aids at what became Gennum Corporation. During his tenure there he developed a deep understand of electroacoustics, psychoacoustics, digital signal processing, and software development. Today he consults to both industry and the research communities helping solve interesting engineering problems. Steve participates on various standards working groups and leads the Real Ear measurement working group. He is also the recipient of the CAA William Cole Industry Award.