Matt shared his 25-year hearing loss journey with millions on a National Public Radio podcast titled Soundtrack of Silence. The intimate, funny and authentic segment inspired actor Channing Tatum and Paramount to option film rights to Matt’s story. Matt, bilaterally deaf with an auditory brain stem implant, passionately supports the hearing loss community as a consultant at St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf and member of the Columbia University Genetic Counseling Advisory Board. He’s proudly lobbied Congress for neurofibromatosis (NF) research funding and has personally raised more than $100,000 for NF research by doing endurance events, including an Ironman Triathlon. Matt currently leads sales and marketing at Redux where his work enhances hearing instrument performance.