Chris Hinson is a Technical Marketing Specialist for the Yamaha Professional Audio Division of Yamaha Corporation of America. His duties include field-based marketing and support of digital mixers, digital audio networks, DSP based systems, and sales department and dealer system design support. Chris began his career as a musician and studio owner in Southern New Jersey and has been working in the industry for over 25 years, both in front of and behind the console. In 1993 Chris moved to Nashville, TN and began to work at Panasonic Pro Audio as a digital mixer product specialist, toured as back line tech for Cyndi Lauper’s 1996 Sisters of Avalon Tour and owned a digital recording studio. Chris joined Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems in 2003 and in that time has been responsible for 24/7 support, District Sales Management and Marketing.