Heroes of Innovation - Hear from Birger Kollmeier

Jun 29, 2015 10:15 AM ET

Arrow | Five Years Out on YouTube​

Birger Kollmeier increased the quality of life for generations to come when he successfully transferred the key benefits of binaural-hearing to hearing aid technology. His work means that those with hearing deficiencies can still lead a fulfilled life.

The people who change the world don't chase the spotlight. They're busy creating the things that make the world better. They are the heroes of innovation. This video profile is part of Arrow Electronics' Heroes of Innovation series, celebrating the inspiration and ingenuity of innovators who are solving problems today.

About Arrow Electronics
Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 58 countries.

CSR Mission Statement
Arrow Electronics CSR guides today’s innovators to a better tomorrow. With our help, our partners will transform their ideas into real and influential achievements. And just as technology touches all facets of our lives, we intend to foster new, cross-cutting collaborations between Arrow’s CSR partners so their combined efforts will yield astonishing and unforeseen results. Our innovations can make the world a better place for us all – now and five years out.

To achieve these transformational results with our partners, Arrow seeks board service for executives, in-kind donations of the company’s expertise and equipment, employee engagement opportunities and other collaborative roles, in addition to making financial contributions.