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AES Member Profile

David Scheirman

David Scheirman

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Audio Fields:

  • Live Sound - Concert Sound
  • Live Sound - Public Address
  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Architectural Acoustics
  • Product Design & Manufacturing - Software
  • Product Design & Manufacturing - Hardware
  • Product Design & Manufacturing - Transducers
  • Product Design & Manufacturing - Research & Development
  • Educational Institutions - Educator

Job Duties:

  • Sales/Marketing Person
  • Corporate Manager
  • Designer
  • Manufacturer
  • Sound Designer


Sound reinforcement specialist; AES member since 1975. Previously with Harman Professional, JBL Professional, networking R&D firm MediaLink Technologies (Seattle, WA), Innovative Electronic Design (Louisville, KY). Present: Vice President, Western Region, USA/Canada. Past AES duties: 3 terms AES Board of Governors. past Chairman, AES Pacific Northwest section. Executive Committee, Los Angeles Section. Facilities Chair, Los Angeles Convention 2014. Session Chairman, AES Intl. Conference on Sound Reinforcement. Co-Chairman, AES Intl. Conference on Computer Controlled Sound Systems.

AES Awards

In 1995, David Scheirman was presented with the AES Board of Governors Award for his co-chairmanship of the 13th AES International Conference in Dallas in December 1994.

AES E-Library Collections

Live Sound Reinforcement Collection

Non-AES Awards & Award Nominations

TEC (Technical Excellence & Creativity) Award Nomination, 1991, Best Live Sound Engineer. Performance Magazine Nomination, 1990, FOH Engineer of the Year.

Education Background

Executive Education courses: California Institute of Technology (Accelerating Product Development), Stanford University (Market Strategy for Technology-Based Companies), M.I.T. (Managing Complex Product Development Processes), University of Washington (Finance for Non-Financial Managers). General Studies, Johnson County Community College (1971).

Employment History

2012-2014: Harman Professional
1997-2012: JBL Professional
1996: Innovative Electronic Design
1993-95: MediaLink Technologies Inc.
1984-1992: Concert Sound Consultants, Inc.
1983: Raytronics, Inc.
1977-82: Maryland Sound Industries
1976-77: Carlo Sound, Inc.

Related Experience

Electronics field repair technician; professional writer/photographer. NSCA Educator. NAMM Education Program instructor. Synergetic Audio Concepts Instructor (Live Sound Workshop).

Why Am I An AES Member?

AES membership connects me to many different facets of the pro audio industry through conferences, publications, and other information streams and learning tools. As a sound reinforcement professional I have found it to be a highly useful organization for meeting and collaborating with peers and colleagues worldwide.

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