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View From the Top: Mark Williams, RAD Global Distribution
Mark Williams, executive vice president of RAD Global Distribution, shares his journey from building homegrown mixers in Junior High to distributing pro-audio brands around...
View from the Top: Mohit Parasher, Guitar Center Business Solutions
Mohit Parasher, newly appointed president of Guitar Center Business Solutions, shares why the future is “Smart”—as in Smart Homes, Smart Offices and Smart Venues.
Mojave Audio’s Dusty Wakeman and Colin Liebich Keep the Ribbon Mics Rolling
Mojave Audio's Dusty Wakeman and Colin Liebich aim to put boutique studio microphones into the marketplace for pros of all levels.
View from the Top: Gordon Kapes, Studio Technologies
Gordon Kapes, president of Studio Technologies, shares the business philosophy and insights that have helped the 16-employee company launch more than 100 products over...
Masque Sound’s Scott Kalata on Exceeding Expectations
The director of theatrical operations at Masque Sound shares that while the audio provider is known for its work on Broadway and Off-Broadway shows...
View from the Top: Tom Sumner, Yamaha Corp. of America
Tom Sumner, president of Yamaha Corp. of America, shares how the company has thrived through good times and bad, and why it’s not afraid...
View from the Top: Colleen Harper, Executive Director, Audio Engineering Society
By Clive Young. Colleen Harper, the new executive director of the Audio Engineering Society, shares how the AES is changing to provide more value...
View from the Top: Jeremy Bridge, CEO/Chief Engineer, PK Sound
By Clive Young. Jeremy Bridge recounts how his passion for both engineering and entrepreneurship paved the way his founding loudspeaker manufacturer PK Sound.
View from the Top: Jim Dugan, President, Wisycom USA
By Clive Young. Jim Dugan discusses bringing the Italian RF company's products to the United States and how that completes a worldwide picture for...
View from the Top: Dom Harter, Managing Director, Martin Audio
One of the biggest pro-audio news stories of the year was Martin Audio’s management buyout. Now managing director Dom Harter sits down with Pro...
View from the Top: Mike Belitz, CEO, Ultimate Support Systems and Radial Engineering
By Clive Young. Belitz describes himself proudly as “the dumbest guy in the room."
View from the Top: Sara Elliott, COO, Vue Audiotechnik
From the top of VUE, Sara Elliott shares her views.
View from the Top: Maureen Droney, The Recording Academy
“I’m privileged to be an advocate for my favorite people: recording engineers and producers."
View from the Top: Stephen Siegel, Fulcrum Acoustic
By Clive Young. “As a technology-driven company, we are always experimenting with better ways to solve sound reinforcement challenges," says Siegel.
View from the Top: Wolfgang Fraissinet, Sennheiser Electronic
Wolfgang Fraissinet has worked for Neumann since 1990, yet his involvement in music and sound has been a lifelong journey.
View from the Top: Lisa Kaufmann and Will Eggleston, Genelec
Genelec Inc., the North American subsidiary of Genelec Oy, was created in 1996 as a two-person distribution center in Natick, MA with Lisa Kaufmann,...
View from the Top: Blake Augsburger, Harman Professional Solutions
Blake Augsburger joined the pro audio industry in 2000, when HARMAN acquired Crown Audio, “and recruited me to lead the business and turn it...
View from the Top: Matt Ward, Chief Executive Officer, Plugin Alliance
Overseeing Plugin Alliance is Matt Ward, who brought a lifetime’s experience to the table when he joined the company in January 2014.