AES

Jon Bormann attended his first AES Show in 1973.  Just two years later, at the age of 25, he formed his own pro audio dealership, AVC Systems.  Soon Jon began designing and building studios while seeking to provide the best sound system possible.  In many cases this meant creating gear specific to...
Terry Christian is a noted recording engineer whose passion for music began as a drummer. While playing in bands as a tennager, Terry took an interest in the process of how records were made. After attending recording school in San Francisco, he applied for a job at Sunset Sound in Los Angeles. His...
Paul Gallo is proud of the contributions his magazines have provided the music industry. His first endeavor in 1975 was publishing Modern Recording, a hobbyist magazine that gained the attention and respect of professional engineers. Just three years later, Paul and his cousin, Vinny Testa,...
Harry Hirsch was the studio designer and audio engineer behind several important achievements in audio engineering. He built such studios as SoundMixers in the Brill Building in New York and MediaSound, which was designed in 1977. After a long and successful career, Harry created college curriculum...
Karrie Keyes grew up with a deep appreciation and understanding of art. She played in both band and orchestra at school. As a teenager in Los Angeles in the early days of the punk rock movement, Karrie began helping load out gear for local bands. The staging company Rat Sound hired her and before...
John Krivit was interviewed at the NAMM Show in Anaheim 2016 and covered his career in the audio industry as well as his work as President of the Audio Engineering Society (AES).  As an Associate Professor in Boston, John has dedicated his work as an educator to finding connection points for...
Andres Mayo is a Grammy-winning audio engineer and producer who served as president of the Audio Engineering Society from 2014-2015.  He began his membership with AES back in 2003 and has worked long and hard to expand the organization’s role within Latin America.  He served as VP Latin America...
Bob Moses watched his dad on the workbench in the garage and asked if he could help out on small projects. His father was an electrical engineer who worked for 3M on several digital projects, and both father and son worked together on improving their own stereo equipment. After Bob graduated from...
Bob Olhsson started as a mastering intern at Motown Records in the mid-1960s, when he was still a teenager.  His long and innovative career as an engineer has included several historic projects including albums with Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.  After moving from Detroit to San Francisco, Bob...
Glenn Phoenix formed Westlake Audio in 1971 with the goal of providing high quality loud speakers that utilized the latest in audio technology. This remains the goal of the company, which has developed a number of successful and innovative loud speakers including the LC and BBSM series, and well as...

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