Rocky Mountain Audio Fest
September 6-8, 2019
Denver, CO
Fri-Sat: 10-6, Sun: 10-4

Presenters / Panelists

Ken Reindel

Ken Reindel, President of KCCScientific LLC, has worked in the test and measurement industry for 40 years. Ken is a master at product ideation and development in numerous high-tech electronic, electro-mechanical and electro-optic fields. His efforts include producing many successful, manufacturable products, which serve critical customer applications. His efforts have produced several patents and R&D awards. He has a degree in electrical engineering.

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Julie Mullins

Julie Mullins

Julie is a content specialist and editorial leader with a passion for emerging digital systems and technologies and how they bring brands to life. With more than 10 years of varied experience across top-tier brand, design and advertising agencies, she believes captivating content is key to connecting brand experiences across digital and physical arenas.

As a versatile writer and communicator with a sharp eye for details and design, she combines her language expertise and broader creativity to develop fresh, original content ideas to set brands apart.

She is adept at brand storytelling, establishing and implementing consistent style and tone for brands through visuals and language. She also enjoys working cross-functionally and collaboratively to reach client goals.

Additional experience: Video scriptwriting, consumer rewards marketing/CRM, working in CMS (Sitecore, HubSpot and other proprietary systems), SEO/keyword optimization, market research, naming, and more.

Also: French-English translation work, other multi-lingual translation project management.

Press/media relations. Management of video production and post-production projects. Entrepreneurial experience in fashion/retail field.

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Jeff Merkel

Jeff Merkel

Jeff Merkel is a lecturer in both Physics and Recording Arts at the University of Colorado Denver where he teaches acoustics, audio production, and music technology. When he’s not teaching he runs an award winning music, audio post-production, and mastering studio where he acts as the mastering engineer. He also runs Merkel Acoustic Research & Design, a loudspeaker and acoustical materials manufacturer.

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    Spatial Acoustics

    Date: Sunday, September 8th
    Time: 10:30am - 11:45am
    Location: Colorado Ballroom C
Paul McGowan

Paul McGowan

Beginning in 1973 with four 709 op amps, two 9 volt batteries and a cigar box, Paul McGowan created PS Audio, a family owned company that now utilizes the latest technologies in service of building state-of-the-art high value music products for their customers.

 

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    "Ask Paul"

    Date: Friday, September 6th
    Time: 11:45am - 1:00pm
    Location: Colorado Ballroom C

Joe Mariano

With over 30K subscribers to his YouTube channel, Joe creates videos and reviews that are technical yet easy to understand.

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Osei Kweku

International Communicator | Community Liaison | Radio/TV Personality | Voice-Over Artist
Tech This Out is hosted by radio personality Osei “The Dark Secret.” Osei has enjoyed success as a veteran iHeart on-air personality. He continues to interview the ‘who’s who of Hollywood” with everyone ranging from 50 Cent, Mary J. Blige, Beyonce, Wyclef, Akon, Money Bagy Yo, Lil Zane, Janet Jackson to the former President Jimmy Carter. Recently NBA Icon Lebron James featured Osei in the Fox Sport special ’89 blocks’. Far from local his voice is global!

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Charles Kirmuss

Charles Kirmuss

Kirmuss & Asscociates has been bringing People, Products and Technology together since 1979. K&A's  audio division, KirmussAudio, will be demonstrating its award winning ULTRASONIC RECORD RESTORATION SYSTEM.  Most record cleaners and systems are just that, they make the record look good. Most leave residues behind that affect timbre,breath, soundstage and image AT LESS THAN $900!  The KirmussAudio system STRIPS OUT remnants of prior cleanings and RESTORES your record.  The system will also be display at Denver's Premier Audio Dealer: CRESCENDO AUDIO's suite.

See, hear, feel the Music!

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Mike Johns

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Bob Hodas

Bob Hodas

Since 1993 Bob Hodas has traveled the world tuning well over 1000 rooms. His clients include studio owners, producers, engineers, and discriminating home listeners. Hit mixer David Pensado, producer Tricky Stewart, composer Danny Elfman, and recording artist Stevie Wonder are among his many clients who demand accurate listening environments and speaker systems. His work has taken him from Tokyo, for Sony Music Entertainment, to London for Abbey Road Mastering. Stateside he has tuned rooms for NRG Recording, The Record Plant, Blackbird, and Lucasfilm to name but a few. His depth of experience gained from his background as a musician and recording engineer has given him a unique and sought after perspective on solving speaker system and room acoustics issues.

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Michael Fremer

Michael Fremer is the Editor of AnalogPlanet.com, a Sr. Contributing Editor at Stereophile Magazine and Contributing Editor at Sound&Vision magazine. He’s also contributed to The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, Consumer Digest, and The Bergen Record (New Jersey), among other publications and periodicals. Fremer has also appeared on the oft-run ‘History of Audio’ documentary on The History Channel. He’s been on MTV, The Today Show, CNN, The Howard Stern Show and hundreds of other radio and television shows throughout the United States, talking about the high-end audio listening experience, home theater and the ongoing, unlikely resurgence of LP vinyl records. His other credits include supervising the Academy Award nominated soundtrack to the 1982 Disney science fiction feature film TRON and co-writing the animated feature film Animalympics.

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Carol Clark

Carol Clark

Managing Editor at Positive Feedback Online, and a rare female voice in the industry, Carol leans on her career as a teacher and her talent for writing to facilitate the production of Positive Feedback Online.

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Bryon Booker

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Vincent Berry II

Vincent Berry II

4x Grammy Nominated Producer

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