Scotts Valley, CA (October 17, 2011)—Universal Audio has named Rob Currie as chief technology officer and vice president of engineering.
In his new role, Currie will oversee the day-to-day operations of the engineering department, as well as form the long-term technical vision and roadmap.
Currie comes to Universal Audio with a range of leadership experience in the software, consumer electronics and audio industries. At Digidesign, Currie served as VP of software engineering where he was a member of the team that created Pro Tools. Since then, he has held senior executive positions at tech companies such as Research In Motion, Dash Navigation, Strangeberry/Tivo and Marimba.
"We are thrilled to have Rob Currie on board here at Universal Audio," says Bill Putnam, founder and CEO of Universal Audio. "His expertise and leadership in both consumer electronics and professional audio is a strong combination that will be an incredible asset to our team as we move forward with our ambitious product roadmap."