Rich Zwiebel – Chairman
QSC – VP of Systems Strategy
Rich Zwiebel has a long career in the professional audio industry as an integrator, consultant, product developer and manufacturer. Rich is the VP of Systems Strategy at QSC. He played a key role in the development of audio over Ethernet as a founder of Peak Audio, the creator of CobraNet and was instrumental in the spread of it’s use at the dawn of professional audio networking. He also played a key role in the development of MediaMatrix and Q-Sys. As a consultant, he has been involved in the design of many well-known facilities throughout the world.
Terry Holton – Secretary
Terry is a consultant specializing in Pro AV networking and remote control solutions. In over 25 years working for the Yamaha Research and Development Centre in London, Terry made significant contributions to the planning and development of many groundbreaking Pro Audio products, culminating in the Rivage PM10 networked digital mixing console system. Terry now represents Yamaha as a board member of both the Media Networking Alliance as well as the OCA Alliance.
Marty Sacks – Financial Officer
Vice President and Executive Director of Axia Audio, the networked audio
division of The Telos Alliance.
Over the course of a decade with The Alliance, Sacks has held a variety of roles in
management and sales at the company that Steve Church and Frank Foti created in 1984.
Marty’s broadcasting career began at American University’s WAMU-FM in 1974 and
has included stints in engineering for group owners First Media and Greater Media; sales
and management positions at companies like Pacific Research & Engineering and
Electronics Research Inc., and even a foray into the publishing world with Radio Ink
Sacks lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife, Mary Beth and has three grown sons.
His personal time includes volunteer duties as a search and rescue pilot with the
Maryland Wing of Civil Air Patrol.
Andreas Hilmer – Board Member
Lawo AG – CFO
Andreas Hilmer directs marketing and communications for LAWO, German manufacturer of pioneering network, control, audio and video technology, providing strategic direction across the LAWO group of companies.
Bill Scott – Board Member
Bill has been associated with professional audio for twelve years since he joined Telex Communications as head of Pro Audio Engineering. Since joining Bosch in 2006 he has been responsible for engineering for all products of Bosch Communications Systems including, professional audio, public address and conferencing applications
Prior to Telex Bill spent 20 years in the telecommunications industry dealing with integrated voice, data and video systems using wireless and TCP/IP technology.
Bill has been instrumental in driving the adoption of TCP/IP based program transport and control for professional sound application both in product development and the pursuit of standards. He is active in the program transport standards community and is chairman of the OCA alliance which provides a standards based control protocol for professional sound applications
Board of Directors
Bill Scott, Bosch
Marty Sacks, Telos Alliance
Rich Zwiebel, QSC
Andreas Hilmer, LAWO
Terry Holton, Yamaha