Dave Skaff joins Digidesign as live sound product specialist. Skaff brings more than 26 years of experience as a live sound and studio engineer, and as a system designer and audio consultant. He most recently served as a senior staff engineer for Clair Bros. Audio (1983-2006).
Skaff has worked with some of the biggest names in show business, including as FOH mixer/system engineer/crew chief for Alicia Keys, Paul Simon, Barbra Streisand and Shania Twain. He’s also handled FOH duties for Jewel, Ricky Martin and Madonna (at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards show). As a monitor engineer, Skaff’s worked with the Steve Miller Band, Yes, R.E.M., Robert Plant, Bruce Springsteen and U2, who he’s been with since 1985.
“We are thrilled to have Dave Skaff onboard,” offers Digidesign live sound market segment manager Robert Scovill. “Dave not only understands the needs of today’s live sound professionals, but his system design and consulting experience will also be invaluable as we development future products for the VENUE line. He’s the perfect fit and a wonderful addition to our team of pros working to promote and support Digidesign’s VENUE system.”
“I’m excited that Digidesign has invited me to become a member of its live sound team,” says Skaff. “I look forward to working with Digidesign’s highly knowledgeable and innovative team of engineers and staff to help shape the future of live sound mixing.”
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