Professor Witold Szyfter is a Former Head of the Department of Otolaryngology and Oncological Laryngology at the University of Medical Sciences in Poznań. He is an otologist and a specialist in head and neck oncology, educated in Bordeaux and Tuebingen. He is a founding member and first President of Polish Society of Skull Base Surgery. He is an author of Poznan Program for Treatment of Hearing Loss with cochlear implants which started in 1994 and coauthor of Polish universal hearing screening program in newborns which started in 2003. Actual National Coordinator of this program. He created the Live Surgery Broadcast in the internet which started in 2009. He is a Member of Polish Society of Otolaryngologists Head and Neck Surgeons. He is an author of books, more 150 articles published in national and international reviewed journals.