Lantos Technologies, Inc., creators of the Lantos 3D Ear Scanning System, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Harkness to the company’s executive leadership team in the newly created role of Chief Business Development Officer.
Paul has more than 20 years of experience in key leadership positions in the hearing health industry. He brings a proven track record of closely supporting hearing healthcare providers, medical offices and business owners to dramatically improve their practices and provide superior healthcare outcomes for patients. Most recently, he has served as Executive Vice President at AuDConnex, LLC.
As Senior Vice President at Elite Hearing, LLC, Amplifon Americas, Paul spent 8 years successfully driving strategy, operations, revenue production and profitability, resulting in unparalleled membership and revenue growth. Prior to this, he served first as Regional Director of the Midwest, and later as Managing Director, Corporate Accounts, at Starkey, LLC, where he focused on Starkey’s largest independent customer groups.
Other notable positions include regional sales roles at GN ReSound and Sonic Innovations. Paul earned his undergraduate degree from Metropolitan State University.
“The success of Lantos Technologies to date has been driven by an incredibly strong team,” says John Bojanowski, Chief Executive Officer. “As we prepare for the next phase of growth, we are happy to be adding world-class senior talent who will lay a foundation for our future success. Paul’s business development experience will help us open business opportunities as we commercialize innovative hearing solutions and he is an incredible fit for Lantos. His proven ability to navigate the hearing health community and his significant experience in early market commercialization will be invaluable.”
“Lantos Technologies is poised to make a major impact with 3D ear scanning; it’s uncanny,” says Harkness. “The membrane-based technology in the Lantos System is a game-changer, and the team has done an incredible job developing a complete solution, including LantosView, the cloud-based interface, that will benefit end users, retailers, healthcare providers, and manufacturers. I look forward to utilizing my experience in manufacturing and practice management to strengthen strategic relationships and help make this technology the new standard for custom-fit hearing solutions. I am thrilled to join such a dynamic team offering such a differentiated solution.”