AES Member Profile

Jay Kirsch

Jay Kirsch

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Audio Fields:

  • Product Design & Manufacturing - Research & Development
  • Live Sound - Concert Sound
  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Architectural Acoustics
  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Measurement and Instrumentation
  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Musical Acoustics
  • Product Design & Manufacturing - Software

Job Duties:

  • DSP Engineer
  • Composer
  • Engineer
  • Manufacturer
  • Mixer
  • Musician/Talent
  • Software Engineer


Jay Kirsch was born in Syracuse, New York, on the 90th anniversary of Thomas Edison's announcement of the invention of the phonograph. After earning his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Binghamton University in 1991, he worked in sonar, aerospace, hearing aids, and pro audio, all while freelancing as a multi-instrumentalist musician, band leader, DJ, and sound engineer. His specialties are signal processing algorithms, acoustics, instrumentation, and evaluation. He holds 16 patents in audio.

Education Background

BSEE SUNY Binghamton '91

Employment History

QSC (2018-present)
Harman (2009-2018)
Sonic Innovations (2002-2009)
dbx (1999-2001)
Prince William Sound Science Center (1993-1999)
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (1991-1994)
General Electric (1990-1991)
Music Dept, SUNY Binghamton (1987-1991)

Related Experience

Freeland sound guy and musician

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