AES Dublin 2019 Presenter or Author
Primary Affiliation: THX LTD - San Francisco, CA, USA
AES Member Type: Life Fellow
As Senior Vice President of Audio Research and Development at THX Ltd., Laurie Fincham manages audio research for the company, designing and developing new audio technologies. After more than 20years at THX, Fincham continues to pursue a lifetime passion for designing speaker systems and associated electronics.
Laurie has spent most of his working career in audio engineering, specializing in the theory and design of loudspeakers. He has designed drivers and systems for professional, domestic and musical instrument applications whilst working in turn for Goodmans Loudspeakers, Celestion and KEF Electronics in the United Kingdom and supplementing his engineer’s income by playing 5-string upright bass in various jazz groups. In 1971, while at KEF Electronics, Laurie co-developed the first FFT based measurement system for loudspeaker measurement and modelling. In the early nineties, he moved to the United States to work for Infinity Systems before joining THX in 1998.
Laurie is a life fellow of the Audio Engineering Society (AES), recipient of the AES Silver Medal and a member of the Acoustical Society of America
W01: Loudspeaker Reliability Test Signals (Panelist)