Audio Precision Names New CTO

Audio Precision has named Jayant Datta as its new chief technology officer. Datta will oversee AP’s technology strategy, product platform evolution and innovation efforts, working closely with Tom Kite, Ph.D., vice president of Engineering, and Bruce Hofer, co-founder and chief analog engineer.
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Beaverton, OR (May 27, 2015)—Audio Precision has named Jayant Datta as its new chief technology officer. Datta will oversee AP’s technology strategy, product platform evolution and innovation efforts, working closely with Tom Kite, Ph.D., vice president of Engineering, and Bruce Hofer, co-founder and chief analog engineer.

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“We’re delighted to have Jayant as part of the Audio Precision team,” said Dave Schmoldt, Audio Precision CEO. “His design experience, broad audio expertise, and standards-based work will be key assets as we strive to continue bringing innovative solutions to audio and electro-acoustic test applications in a wide array of markets.”

Datta, who most recently served as assistant vice president for Audio R&D at THX, Ltd., brings to AP two-plus decades of audio experience and a track record of developing and implementing audio technologies across a range of industries and applications. In addition to his corporate career and various roles with Discrete Laboratories, Motorola, and Wheatstone, Datta has been an adjunct professor with Syracuse University’s Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department since 1999. Datta holds a bachelor’s degree (Electrical Engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Bombay) and two master’s degrees (Electrical & Computer Engineering; Music Engineering) from the University of Miami.

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