Professional Sound - June 2022 - Page 17

Solotech Opens New Nashville HQ for Touring & Install Operations
ASI AUDIO PRES . SCOTT SHAPIRO
Solotech has opened its new 120,000-sq . -ft . facility in Nashville , TN . It supports touring and installation operations in the region with audio , lighting , and video gear as well as pre-production technologies , onsite rehearsal facilities , a fabrication department , and full stage setup .
“ On the integration side , we have the ability to build our projects in our own shop . On the live side , we can bring artists into the shop and have their rehearsals here , in our spaces , with the equipment they ’ re going to have out on tour ,” says Michael Casey , Solotech ’ s business development representative .
For more information , go to www . solotech . com .
ASI Audio Appoints Scott Shapiro as President
ASI Audio , manufacturer of the 3DME in-ear monitoring and hearing protection system , has appointed Scott Shapiro to the position of president .
“ As ASI Audio grows and matures , we saw that additional dedicated leadership was needed to nurture the company to its full potential ,” says ASI Audio x Sensaphonics Chairman Dr . Michael Santucci Au . D . “ We are delighted that Scott has agreed to join the ASI Audio team . Given his background , experience , and his knowledge of our product on many levels , there ’ s no one more perfectly suited to continue the evolution of ASI Audio .”
In parallel to Shapiro ’ s appointment , ASI has secured a new round of funding that it says will help enable the company ’ s ongoing rollout of its second-generation 3DME Gen2 Active Ambient monitoring system and help fuel new product development , inventory fulfillment , and international expansion .
In his new position , Shapiro will oversee and manage all facets of ASI ’ s business and work closely with the company ’ s executive and marketing teams to ensure ASI ’ s longterm growth . Shapiro comes from Think-a- Move , Ltd ., ASI ’ s co-founding company and a leading developer of advanced hands-free control and communications technologies and automatic speech recognition solutions . He has spent over 20 years in strategic management , product and business development , and marketing for technology-based industries including speech , wireless telecom , and pro audio . Shapiro also has a lifelong passion for music and has worked as an international performance DJ and producer . He has also consulted for several companies in the industry , including Pioneer DJ , Melodics , AKAI Professional , and more . ASI Audio is distributed in Canada by GerrAudio Distribution . For more information , go to www . asiaudio . com .
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