AES New York 2013 Presenter or Author
Bruce C. Olson
Primary Affiliation: Olson Sound Design - Brooklyn Park, MN, USA
Secondary Affiliation: Ahnert Feistel Media Group - Berlin, Germany
AES Member Type: Member
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Bruce Olson is the founding member of OLSON SOUND DESIGN, a consulting firm started in 1991 specializing in acoustical and technical systems design for Performing Arts Centers, Recording Studios, and Houses of Worship. Prior to this, he worked for 13 years in audio, video and acoustical systems design, installation, testing, and project management for AVC Systems, a systems contractor in Minneapolis, MN.
In cooperation with the Ahnert Feistel Media Group (AFMG) of Berlin, Germany, he provides assistance with customer support for the EASE/AURA/EARS design software and the EASERA/SysTune measurement software. In addition, he also manages the beta testing for new versions of software. Mr. Olson provides advanced training worldwide for manufacturers, acoustical consultants, and audio contractors for both EASE and EASERA.
As the Chairman of the Audio Engineering Society Standards Committee (AESSC), and having served as the Chairman of the AES Working Group on Grounding and EMC Practices (SC-05-05), Vice-Chairman of the AES Technical Committee for EMC (AESTC-EMC), Governor of the AES, President of his local ASA chapter, Chairman of his local AES chapter, and member of various other AES standards groups, Bruce is actively involved in the latest technology in audio and acoustics.
Mr. Olson continues as an active musician and is a member of the Ria Saxophone Quintet and the Bend in the River Big Band. He is a member of AES, ASA, IEEE, SMPTE, Syn-Aud-Con, and has been an invited speaker for sessions, workshops, classes, and seminars for the AES, AIA, ASA, InfoComm, NAMM, NSCA, Syn-Aud-Con, and USITT.
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