AES New York 2015 Presenter or Author

Sean Olive

Sean Olive

Primary Affiliation: Harman International - Northridge, CA, USA
AES Member Type: Fellow
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Sean is Director of Acoustic Research for Harman International, a major manufacturer of audio products for consumer, professional and automotive spaces. He directs the Corporate R&D group, and oversees the subjective evaluation of new audio products. Prior to 1993, he was a research scientist at the National Research Council of Canada where his research focused on the perception and measurement of loudspeakers, listening rooms, and microphones. Sean received a Bachelors in Music from the University of Toronto, and his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Sound Recording from McGill University in Montreal. He has written over 38 research papers on the perception and measurement of audio for which he was awarded the Audio Engineering Society (AES) Fellowship Award in 1996, and two Publication Awards (1990 and 1995). In 2013 he was awarded the ALMA Titanium Driver Award for scientific contributions to the loudspeaker and headphone industry. Sean is the AES Past President.


Session List

Oct 29: P5: Perception—Part 1
Factors That Influence Listeners’ Preferred Bass and Treble Levels in Headphones (Author)

Oct 30: P6: Transducers—Part 2: Loudspeakers (Chair)

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