Digidesign recently announced its new worldwide sales and marketing team and dealer distribution network supporting the VENUE live sound product line. The VENUE team currently includes nine live sound professionals. Digidesign also introduced the first Digidesign-authorized dealers that form the worldwide VENUE distribution team.
The VENUE Live Sound Products team includes: CJ Alvarado, logistics coordinator; Mike Case, European sales manager; Steve McCale, senior applications engineer; Masayuki “Mack” Miyamura, Japan sales manager; Jeff Priepot, product specialist; Sheldon Radford, product manager; Christian Reichardt, sales manager (Germany, Austria and Switzerland); Robert Scovill, market manager; Lee Stein, North American sales manager.
From the Worldwide Dealer Network, the North American dealers are: Anderson Group International (AGI), Ore.; Audio Analysts, Colo.; Clair Brothers Audio, Penn.; Contact Distribution (Distributor), Canada; Firehouse Productions, NY; FM Systems, Canada; Hi-Tech Audio Systems, Calif.; Masque Sound, NJ; Platt Design Group, Calif.; Sound Image, Calif.; Spectrum Sound, Tenn.; Sweetwater, Ind.; T.C. Furlong, Ill.; Washington Professional, Md.
International Dealers include: A/D Systems, Italy; Arva Trading AB, Sweden; AudioPro, Portugal; Benum A/S, Norway; Dispatch SA/Best Audio, France; Heavy Moon, Japan; Hermes Music, Mexico; Lagoona SA, France; Marquee Audio, UK; Niveau 2 Mediasystems SA (Distributor), Switzerland; Seesound, Spain; Seki Electronics, Korea; Soundata, Finland; Sun Muse, Japan.
“It’s an honor to have such talented and experienced individuals make up our VENUE team,” says Christopher Bock, Digidesign’s VP of sales and marketing. “These guys know life on the road, as well as the needs of live sound professionals working in system integration and houses of worship. It’s also thrilling to see so much interest from dealers in such a short period of time. I expect our sales and marketing team and our dealer network to grow quickly as VENUE becomes to live sound what Pro Tools became to recording.”
For a full list of live sound products team members for North America and international dealers, please go to www.digidesign.com.