Montbonnot, France (September 9, 2004)–Digigram has hired U.S.-based Jimmy Kawalek as worldwide business development manager for the licensing program of Digigram’s patented EtherSound technology.
“There are few people in the world that have as much knowledge and market insight in professional networked audio as Jimmy has,” said Philippe Delacroix, Digigram managing director. “He knows exactly what pro audio manufacturers need to efficiently implement audio networking and remote control capabilities into their products, and he has a proven track record of creating long-term business relations, which are beneficial for all parties. We are very happy to have him on board.”
Jimmy Kawalek added, “I am very excited to join Digigram and to be part of the EtherSound team. The more I learn about this incredible technology the more I realize its tremendous potential in all sectors of the pro audio industry. My market experience tells me that EtherSound’s ultra-low latency along with its ease of operation makes it ideal for many different market sectors.”
The 25-year pro audio veteran joins Digigram after three year’s with Peak Audio, a division of Cirrus Logic, where he was in charge of business development for Peak’s CobraNet technology. Previously, he occupied various sales and marketing positions with Group One, dbx Professional, Allen & Heath, Crest Audio, QSC Audio, EAW, and Renkus-Heinz.
In addition to his responsibilities for worldwide sales of EtherSound licensees, Kawalek will also be in charge of Digigram OEM business in the U.S. and Canada.