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Alex Westner
Founder / CEO Xander
Alex began his career in engineering, researching microphone arrays and the “cocktail party problem” at the MIT Media Lab—getting computers to pick out individual voices in a room. He spent 18 years as a product leader in audio and music technology companies, shipping successful products that try to analyze and understand sound. One standout, “iZotope RX,” became known as the Photoshop for Sound, and earned an Engineering Emmy Award, and is an industry standard tool.In the last several years, searching for something deeper and more meaningful, he immersed himself in the most profound human problem related to audio — people who have trouble hearing altogether. He founded Xander, setting its vision on providing relief for the 1.5 billion people around the world who struggle with the effects of hearing loss.The mission of the company is to CAPTION THE WORLD.