Oral History Information
Chris Schyvinck is the President and CEO of Shure Incorporated, the pro audio manufacturer known around the world for its innovative products including the Unidyne microphone. Chris played French Horn in the youth orchestra and also had a passion for math and science. At one point she considered becoming an astronaut but ultimately took the path of mechanical engineering. In 1989 she joined the Shure team as a quality engineer and assisted with the training of the team to help with quality and the infrastructure of the manufacturing process. She was part of the team that worked on wireless technology in the 1990s and in the process worked closely with Mrs. Rose Shure, the Chairperson of the board. Chris became CEO in 2016 and has since focused on what has been the core of the Shure Spirit ever since, the quality of products and respect for the team and their partners.