Chris Howes joined Starkey Hearing Technologies as the Technical Coordinator for Government Services in 1998 after spending eight years working at Bethesda Naval Hospital and Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He transferred to the Hearing Research & Technology group in 2000 to work on fitting software development. He has presented regularly for Starkey Hearing Technologies on a wide variety of topics from hearing aids to fitting software to telehealth. Howes is currently a Senior Software Product Manager and was the product manager responsible for Inspire® from creation until 2010. His current focus is on the design and development of mobile software applications and telehealth concepts.