Job Title: Research Program Manager
Company: GN Hearing
Technical Committees: Hearing and Hearing Loss Prevention, Perception and Subjective Evaluation of Audio Signals, Signal Processing
Standards Committee: SC-04-09 (Assessment of Acoustic Annoyance)
Primary Section: Chicago
Jon Boley, Ph.D. is a research program manager & senior scientist at GN Hearing, where he designs psychoacoustic experiments to push the limits of tiny audio systems (hearing aids). His research involves sensory analysis, experimental design, psychoacoustic & neural modeling, electroacoustics, and signal processing.
He has a BS in Electrical Engineering (Univ of Illinois), an MS in Music Engineering (Univ of Miami), and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering (Purdue Univ).
Jon has over 20 years of experience in the electronics & audio industries. He started his career as an electronics technician, then as a DSP engineer at Motorola and Shure, before switching his focus to psychoacoustics. He spent a few years as a neuroscientist and consultant, then joined GN Hearing in 2011.
Dr. Boley is a member of the Audio Engineering Society, the Acoustical Society of America, and a senior member of IEEE. He has been a member of the Moving Picture Experts Group, and contributed to the MPEG Surround international standard. He founded the AES student section at the University of Illinois, has served as a treasurer and committee member for the Chicago AES section, and serves on multiple AES technical committees. He also regularly reviews manuscripts for a variety of scientific journals, conferences, and book publishers.
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