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Marc Secall

Marc Secall holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland. With more than 20 years of industry experience, he has been working in key positions in research & development for major companies. In 2007 he joined Sonova as Project Leader, Innovation, only shortly after taking over increased responsibility as Director of Research & Development for Phonak Communications, Sonova’s competence center for wireless communication. 

Throughout the years, Marc has been instrumental in driving the evolution of wireless communication technology within Sonova. As a first achievement, the Roger technology was introduced in 2013. Since then, Roger has become the de facto standard for wireless microphones.

Following this achievement, Marc has been responsible for the development and integration of the Sonova Wireless One Radio Digital platform, which is at the heart of Phonak’s Marvel hearing aids and is a major factor for its success.

Since 2020, Marc has taken over the role of Global VP Research & Development at Advanced Bionics, being responsible for the development of Sonova’s cochlear implant solutions.

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Making the Impossible Possible

Thu, 7 Jan 2021 By Marc Secall

As AB introduces Marvel CI, a new series of cochlear implant sound processors for adults and children, we caught up with Marc Secall, who was instrumental in the inception and development of the Marvel platform, to get the origin story on these innovations that feature many world’s-firsts.