Closed Captions is a private captioning service providing access for the Deaf and hard of hearing community.

Our mission is to enable the community with resources, advocacy and ADA compliance information.

ClosedCaptions.app is a Deaf.app Service.

Meet our CEO

Rex Sarazen

CEO at Leshire.com

CEO at Deaf.app


Rex Sarazen is an American entrepreneur and an advocate for the Deaf.

Since 2012, Rex and the team at Leshire built a portfolio of brands; Solving for the people in a new digital revolution.

Born in Lestershire, New York into an IBM family and raised in Endicott (The location of Plant No. 1 and birthplace of IBM.) Rex credits his success to the firmware of the last generation of original IBMers. Their principles and singular legacy animate Leshire on a mission to enable humanity.

Rex is a CODA (Child of Deaf Adult), Interpreter, supporter of Deaf-world initiatives and advocate for Deaf civil rights; Combating audism (discrimination against the Deaf), promoting quality of life issues for Deaf Americans and the Deaf worldwide.