AES 133rd Convention Co-Chairs Jim McTigue and Valerie Tyler
San Francisco (June 21, 2012)—AES 133rd Convention Co-Chairs Valerie Tyler and Jim McTigue have returned to oversee the next AES Convention, set for October 26-29 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center.
Since joining the AES in 1993, Valerie Tyler has served in a variety of Convention committee positions, including Workshops, Special Events, Tutorials & Master Classes. Her academic career includes music studies at UC Santa Cruz, music/recording industry studies at San Francisco State University, and electronic music, digital audio, digital video, web design, and graphic design studies at College of San Mateo where she currently holds the position of Webmaster. Tyler has also served as an audio editor and as a freelance live sound engineer.
A 35-year-plus veteran of the acoustics, broadcast, and professional audio industry, Jim McTigue began his career at NY’s legendary A&R Recording Studios. He has served in technology and management roles for such firms as Altec Lansing, API, Broadcast Technology, Euphonix, Radix Systems and Chief Engineer at NY’s Sigma Sound Studios. McTigue is currently director, Audio Hardware Development, for Avid Technology. His broad education includes engineering degrees from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU and the University of Oklahoma. In addition to Co-Chairing his second consecutive AES SF Convention, he is currently serving on the AES SF Section Committee.
“Our Committee Chairs devote a vast amount of time and energy to AES Conventions,” says executive director, Bob Moses. “In doing so, they earn the respect and appreciation of their peers and the knowledge that they are performing an invaluable service for the industry. We are all indebted to Jim McTigue and Valerie Tyler for their extraordinary contribution to this massive venture. We are confident that they and their Co-Chairs are creating an unforgettable Convention experience.”
Audio Engineering Society