Keith Cushner


Keith is a sleep product expert with close to a decade of experience researching, developing, and testing sleep products.

At Sleep Foundation, Keith oversees the testing lab, product evaluation process, and recommendations across all product categories. He is a sleep science coach that’s been quoted in major outlets like HLN, NBC News, The Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, and more—helping millions of consumers get a better night’s sleep.

When he’s not testing sleep products, you can find Keith digging through crates in record stores across Seattle, eating or running around his home of Seattle, or lounging with his wife and cat.

Experience & Highlights

  • Led the research and development of a mattress-in-a-box bed, bringing to market a product in late 2016.
  • He has personally tested and evaluated over 500 models of mattress.
  • Keith is regularly sought after and sourced by major media outlets for his expertise in and knowledge of the sleep product world.


Keith received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Whitman College, and is a certified sleep science coach.

A Word From Keith

“Sleep is a vital pillar of health, that much is certain. When someone has troubled sleep, how we fix it is less obvious. There are product-based solutions, but figuring out which are effective, high quality, and long-lasting can often be a riddle. Our work at Sleep Foundation is to simplify and personalize the consumer experience so that we can achieve a more well-rested world.”

In The Media