LAS VEGAS, USA (AVING Special Report on 'NAB Show 2010') -- <Visual News> iZotope announced the addition of music technology veteran Alex Westner to the position of Business Development Manager. Westner joins iZotope from Cakewalk, Inc. and will be tasked with the worldwide responsibility for the licensing and market development of iZotope technology.
Westner brings a unique background of engineering, marketing and product development to iZotope. Beginning at the MIT Media Lab, Westner earned his Master's degree specializing in audio signal processing. He consulted for Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL) and the MIT Brain Opera on cutting-edge audio research and development, and then joined Wave Arts where he transitioned from R&D to product marketing. This experience brought him to Cakewalk, where he ultimately became the Director of the Product Management. His leadership helped shape many successful products including collaborations with Roland Corporation.
iZotope technology is available for licensing across many markets from consumer electronics to telecommunications. Westner will be focused on the pro audio software, consumer software, console video game, and iPhone app markets, with algorithms ranging from audio processing for video production to creative sound design, mixing, and mastering for audio production.