Suman Kanuganti To Pursue New Passion Project

December 27th, 2019

Suman Kanuganti addresses a large group of Aira employees at a company meeting.

December 27, 2019 La Jolla, California — Aira today announced that Suman Kanuganti, Aira’s Founder and President, will soon depart the company as an employee to begin work on a personal project.   While he pursues this new exciting work, Suman will continue to work closely with Aira and maintain an active voice in the community.

“After investing the last 5 years of my life into building this company from the ground up, I am most proud of the lasting work we have done to create enriching experiences, an incredible team, process and mindset at Aira that is without peer,” said Kanuganti.  “The team with leaders Paul Schroeder and Amy Bernal will certainly thrive under the excellent leadership of CEO Mike Randall, and talented group of Aira Agents led by Erin Sanborn who work tirelessly to deliver those magical Aira moments. I’m thankful for the opportunity to continue my participation on the Aira Board and as an entrepreneur, excited to start a new journey.”

Early Aira employee and current Head of Product Austin Marron will assume Kanuganti’s responsibilities on the product strategy and will continue to lead Aira’s product roadmap and life cycle.  Marron will closely collaborate with new Aira’s Vice President of Marketing Sarah Conrad to continue Aira’s commitment to our customers and accelerate the growth of the Aira community. Conrad comes to Aira with a long-standing track record of delivering global marketing results in leadership roles at YouTube and Google.

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Aira is a technology company dedicated to making lives simpler and more engaging. Based in San Diego, California, we use the latest technologies to connect people who are blind, have low vision, or are simply aging into a digital world, with highly-trained professionals who provide visual information on demand. To learn more about Aira and what we’re doing, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, or visit

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