San Diego, CA (June 21 2012) - VUE Audiotechnik today announced that pro audio luminary, Mark Engebretson, has joined the company’s San Diego-based engineering leadership group.
In his role at VUE Audiotechnik, Engebretson will work as an engineering consultant, overseeing development and patent efforts for several advanced audio technologies slated for deployment throughout the VUE Audiotechnik line over the next 24 months.
“Mark and I have worked together numerous times over the years and I couldn’t be more excited that we’ll be collaborating once again,” commented VUE Audiotechnik’s Design Chief, Michael Adams. “I have tremendous respect for Mark’s innate ability to develop and leverage seemingly esoteric concepts into industry-defining products. His reputation speaks for itself and his experience will be a huge asset as we pursue new performance standards with unique designs that challenge commonly accepted conventions.”
“I’m excited about what I see happening behind the scenes at VUE Audiotechnik,” commented Engebretson. “There’s a powerful combination of passion, experience, and a commitment to exploring all options in order to drive innovation forward. At VUE I can bring something totally new to the industry I love. It’s a level of creative freedom that I’ve not experienced in a very long time.”
Prior to joining VUE Audiotechnik, Engebretson held influential leadership positions at some of professional audio’s most respected companies. Most recently he was the VP of R&D and chief design architect for QSC. Prior to that he led JBL Professional’s Northridge, California-based R&D department. Other highlights include a stint at Summit Laboratories, Vice President of Product Development for Altec Lansing, and VP of R&D for Paramount Pictures.
In 2002 Engebretson was honored at the 74th Academy Awards with a Scientific and Engineering Award for his contributions in the design and engineering of the modern constant-directivity, direct radiator style motion picture loudspeaker systems.
About VUE Audiotechnik
VUE Audiotechnik is a California-based designer, manufacturer and marketer for professional audio systems for a broad range of sound reinforcement applications including: touring sound, theatre, club sound, portable PA, houses of worship and commercial audio. A truly global company with a local feel, VUE Audiotechnik is committed to achieving the absolute highest level of loudspeaker performance through a “real-world” design philosophy utilizing advanced technologies and manufacturing techniques, all backed by an unwavering commitment to support, service and long-term relationships.