Sound engineer with 10 grammy winning recordings.
President of the Audio Engineering Society, 2008 - 2009.
Professor with the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music
in the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.
Formerly chief engineer of Sony Music Entertainment and NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), a surround sound recording specialist (who was responsible for developing the surround recording technique known as 'Fukada Tree' in 1997), an AES fellow and member of the Institute of Professional Sound.
Internationally recognized audio researcher and educator with leading expertise in emerging technology trends in audio. James McGill Professor Research Chair position / full professorship at McGill University. AES Chairman of Technical Council (1996-2006) / Governor(1991-1993 / 2008-2010) and President (2006-2007).