Avery Sen

Avery Sen, PhD, is cofounder and research director at Sen Sound, where he organizes audio innovation for humans in healthcare. He directs the participatory-research processes that keep sound design grounded in the lived experiences of nurses, doctors, patients, and their families. Prior to Sen Sound, Avery specialized in R&D strategy and evaluation at SRI International, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Space Policy Institute. He holds a doctorate in public administration and an MA in international science and technology Policy, both from the George Washington University, and a BA in science and technology studies from Cornell University. His studies focused on the philosophy of science, economics of space technology, and organization of “transformative innovation.”