Joe Lyons

Harman International Industries

Joy Lyons is an applied scientist that specializes in bringing research out of the lab and into the hands of consumers through innovative, category defining products. In her current role, she is a Senior Director of Audio Technology at Harman International in the corporate research division, Harman X, focused on creating artificial intelligence and immersive audio technologies. She has designed and shipped over forty commercial (HW/SW) products as an acoustic systems engineer, algorithm developer, and team lead, and now focuses on future technology development, innovation, and strategy. She has degrees in Physics (BS) and Music (BA) from the University of Washington (Seattle), and Physical Acoustics (MS) from the Pennsylvania State University and combines theory with practical application and industry experience.