John Bowen


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Former Product Designer
Company Name
Sequential Circuits

John Bowen was an engineer at Sequential Circuits during the early days of the synthesizer boom of the late 1970s. John worked with founder Dave Smith, who later went on to develop the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) specifications. John helped write the MIDI code and went on to design electronic music products and to program music-related software. With longtime friend Brian Vincik on hand.