Oral History Information
Jack Hotop was among the innovative engineers at KORG during the early synthesizer craze, creating the first MIDI workstation, the KORG M1. During his long career at KORG, Jack has teamed with fellow engineer Jerry Kovarsky who later became product manager. Together they lead the team that created the KORG Oasys and more recently introduced the M3. Jack continues to play keyboards and in fact, can be seen at most NAMM Shows providing a demonstration on the latest products.