Universal Audio has announced the addition of Rob Currie to the company as chief technology officer and vice president of engineering, where he will oversee the day-to-day operations of the engineering department as well as form the long-term technical vision and roadmap of the company.
Currie comes to Universal Audio with a broad range of leadership experience in the software, consumer electronics, and audio industries. At Digidesign, he served as VP of software engineering where he was a member of the team that created Pro Tools DAW production software.
Since then, Currie has held senior executive positions at a range of tech companies including Research In Motion, Dash Navigation, Strangeberry/Tivo, and Marimba.
“We are thrilled to have Rob Currie on board here at Universal Audio,” says Bill Putnam, founder and CEO of Universal Audio. “His expertise and leadership in both consumer electronics and professional audio is a strong combination that will be an incredible asset to our team as we move forward with our ambitious product roadmap.”