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:

  • Corporate Manager
  • Author/Journalist/Technical Writer
  • Engineer
  • Manufacturer
  • Mixer
  • Sales/Marketing Person
  • Sound Designer
  • Systems Designer


Sound reinforcement specialist; Member, 1975. Present: Owner, Concert Sound Consultants. Previous:, Bose Professional, Harman Professional, JBL Pro, networking R&D firm MediaLink Technologies (Seattle, WA), Innovative Electronic Design (Louisville, KY). Past AES duties: AES President; 3 terms AES Board of Governors. Past Chair, AES Pacific NW section. Exec. Committee, Los Angeles Section. Facilities Chair, 137th Conv. 2014. Session Chair, AES Intl. Conf. Sound Reinforcement. Co-Chair, AES Intl. Conf. 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

2017-2020: Bose Professional
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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