Join us, as Dr. Milena Korostenskaja interviews AAVAA’s founder and CTO, Naeem Komeilipoor, on a new episode for “Neurocareers: Doing the Impossible” and learn about the importance of new technologies developed by neuroscientists.

Listen to the conversation below, or listen the original podcast, and learn more about Dr. Milena Korostenskaja.

During this episode of “Neurocareers: Doing the Impossible!” Dr. Naeem Komeilipoor delves deep into the importance of developing new technologies for the hard of hearing. Naeem gives insight into why he started AAVAA as he discusses his personal experience with “the cocktail party problem” and inaccessible devices.

Naeem draws from his academic-to-industry journey and sheds light on the challenges faced in academia, emphasizing the need for interdisciplinary collaboration between engineers and neuroscientists. He envisions a future where neurotechnology and AI merge to revolutionize healthcare and beyond. Naeem offers invaluable tips for aspiring entrepreneurs venturing into this field, highlighting the significance of a diverse range of people and backgrounds. Moreover, he underscores the importance of personal growth and stress management in this demanding but rewarding industry, emphasizing how individuals can contribute to its advancement.

Dr. Milena Korostenskaja is the founder and director of The Institute of Neuroapproaches LLC, and the host of “Neurocareers: Doing the Impossible!” where she has interviewed many exclusive guests, discussing the many secrets of neuroscience and its cutting-edge industry advancements.

AAVAA is a leading provider of accessible technology solutions dedicated to breaking down barriers and improving accessibility for individuals with disabilities. With a range of innovative products and services, AAVAA strives to empower and enhance the lives of people with disabilities by leveraging the power of technology.


Korostenskaja, Milena, host. “From Noise to Clarity: Solving the Cocktail Party Problem with Naeem Komeilipoor, PhD at AAVAA.” Neurocareers: Doing the Impossible! Season 2, EP. 62, Institute of Science and Education Innovations, 09/16/2023,