Earplay is a pioneering interactive audio company focused on empowering brands and creators with technology to build a voice-first future. Founded in 2013 with the release of Codename Cygnus, the first ever voice operated interactive audio drama on iOS, the company has worked to advance the cutting edge in the interactive audio space through both their production and technological leadership. Their critically acclaimed work has earned them numerous industry awards and honors including 2018 Developer of the Year at the Alexa Awards.


Bruno Batarelo
Bruno BatareloCTO
Bruno co-founded Earplay to explore and combine an array of cutting edge technology stacks in unique ways.
Jonathon Myers
Jonathon MyersCEO
Jonathon co-founded Earplay to pursue his interests in simulated conversation, interactive systems design, and narrative entertainment platforms.
Matt Strader
Matt StraderCOO
Matt is a technology entrepreneur who joined Earplay to focus on business development and operations.
Dave Grossman
Dave GrossmanCCO
Dave is a preeminent author of interactive entertainment whose narrative design sensibilities grace a critically acclaimed portfolio that spans twenty-five years.
Mary Alice McMorrow
Mary Alice McMorrowMarketing
Mary Alice is a brand and marketing expert with over fifteen years of experience focusing on kids entertainment.


Earplay is backed by Betaworks, GGV, Launch Capital, and Lightspeed Capital as well as a group of investors and advisors who believe in what we do.