As anyone who attended the recent 139th Audio Engineering Society International Convention (October 29 – November 1, 2015 in New York) can attest, the AES is moving forward in exciting and significant new directions – including the appointment of new president John Krivit. The AES is pleased to welcome Krivit as he takes over the leadership role from Andres Mayo. Previously Krivit served as chair of the AES Education Committee and is currently an Associate Professor teaching at Emerson College and Bay State College in Boston.
Krivit was voted President-Elect of the AES in 2014 and has served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors over the last year. Beyond his experience in the studio and classroom, Krivit is known as a tireless connector of the professional audio and education worlds. He is the founder of the Boston Area Definitive Audio Student Summit and of Hey Audio Student, a public Facebook group with more than 8,000 members that chronicles the events, resources and opportunities available to audio students at all levels. Now in his 20th year of teaching, his students have gone on to do award-winning work in all facets of the audio and broadcast industries. More »