New York (January 11, 2010)—Linkin Park FOH engineer Ken “Pooch” Van Druten has joined the Waves Live Division of Waves Audio as a Product Specialist.
Most recently on tour with 50+ million-selling rockers Linkin Park, Van Druten brings with him decades of experience as a live sound engineer. A graduate of Boston’s Berklee College of Music, he has worked with a slew of acts, including the Beastie Boys, Jay-Z, Kid Rock, Eminem, Whitney Houston and many more.
As part of his role as a Waves Product Specialist, Van Druten will share his knowledge with the Waves customer base, as well as shed light upon the digital revolution now taking place in the Live sound arena. An early adopter of Waves plug-ins for Live sound, Pooch will, according to the company, “draw upon his ongoing activities to expand the breadth of his expertise, bringing with him up-to-the-minute knowledge of the trends, changes and challenges facing of the world of Live sound.”
Waves CEO Gilad Keren stated, “Pooch is one of the very best at what he does, and his input is invaluable to both the Waves team and our end users. The Waves Live Division is dedicated to providing performers and live sound engineers market-driven products and state-of-the-art solutions, and, with his decades of experience in every aspect of live sound and touring, there is no one better to help advise us in these endeavors than Pooch. We welcome him to the team and look forward to working with him.”