Canadian Music Trade - December-January 2022 - Page 15

Expo-Scène Returning to Montreal on April 13 th & 14 th , 2022 Expo-Scène is the only major Canadian event for industry professionals to meet , network , see , hear , and discover the latest entertainment technologies in the pro audio , lighting , video , and multimedia industries .
Over the course of the two-day show , visitors will have access to key industry players exhibiting the advanced technologies , as well as a series of TEC Talks ( Technology , Entertainment , Creativity ), all led by industry leaders discussing the timely topics on AV integration , lighting , staging , pro audio , special effects , video mapping , virtual reality , business solutions , stage rigging , and more .
Attending Expo-Scène is free for visitors . Visit Citt . org / ExpoScene to register , and for more details on the 2022 exhibitors , event programming , and the TEC Talks schedule .
For more information , contact CITT / ICTS : 514 504-9997 , exposcene @ citt . org , www . citt . org / exposcene .
GerrAudio Adds Adrian Sterling to Ontario Sales & Support Team GerrAudio Distribution has announced the addition of Adrian Sterling to its technical sales and support team . Sterling is an expert in the field of audio and communications technology and joins the company with 20-plus years of experience in commercial AV , broadcast , TV and film production , and post-production .
Sterling will work closely with the VP of sales , Geoff Maurice , and VP of operations and marketing , Peter Snelgrove , to expand GerrAudio ’ s presence in all Ontario markets , and serve as a technical resource for the company ’ s customer base .
“[ Adrian ] is one of the most
ADRIAN STERLING sought-after RF and intercom specialists in the country , which aligns nicely with this important and growing segment of our business ,” says Bob Snelgrove , GerrAudio ’ s founder and president . “ We feel strongly that Adrian embodies the same values that we do and that he shares the passion we have for this industry and the solutions we provide .”
“ I have had a relationship with Gerr for most of my career and the brands they represent are products I can really stand behind ,” says Sterling . “ This opportunity keeps me right at the forefront of the industry ’ s newest technology and lets me continue working with the many colleagues and friends I have met over the course of my career .”
Sterling can be reached at 416-303-5818 or adrian @ gerr . com . For more information , contact GerrAudio Distribution : 613-342-6999 , sales @ gerr . com , www . gerr . com .
SANDEEP GUPTA
Universal Audio Names Sandeep Gupta as COO Universal Audio has named Sandeep Gupta as chief operating officer . In this role , Gupta will oversee all aspects of UA ’ s growing business , including its engineering , product , financial , sales , and marketing efforts .
Reporting directly to CEO Bill Putnam Jr ., Gupta brings 30 years of experience delivering consumer and professional products to Universal Audio . For the last decade , Gupta worked at Amazon and most recently served as vice president and general manager for Amazon Fire TV . There , he developed and managed the Fire TV business , including its expansion into software licensing for smart TVs , soundbars , and automotive . His prior roles include leadership positions at Yahoo !, Digidesign ( now Avid ), and Apple , where he helped reshape music distribution with the iPod .
“ Sandeep is an experienced product and business leader , with a long track record of success at companies that have shaped the face of audio , music , and video ,” says Bill Putnam Jr ., UA ’ s founder and CEO . “ He immediately struck me not only as someone who deeply understands products , but also the culture of creators . With Sandeep onboard , UA is wellpoised for continued growth , delivering the world ’ s very best music creation products .”
“ Putting music and entertainment into customers ’ hands is what I love to do , and I was amazed at the breadth of audio technology that UA has developed ,” Gupta says . “ I ’ m thrilled to bring my expertise to such a revered company , to grow into exciting new areas , and to reach more people than ever before .”
Universal Audio is distributed in Canada by YSL Pro .
For more information , contact Universal Audio : 831-440-2436 , www . uaudio . com .
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