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Prism Sound appoints Martin Jones as CEO
Prism Sound Ltd today announced the appointment of Dr Martin Jones as Chief Executive Officer. Commenting on the appointment, Prism Sound founders Graham Boswell and Ian Dennis said: “The outstanding success of the Dream ADA-8 converters and the global customer enthusiasm for the new dScope Series III audio analyzer promise a very exciting business outlook for Prism Sound. Martin’s experience in achieving impressive business growth in professional audio and in instrumentation makes him the obvious choice to lead Prism into this new and exciting era of growth.”
The Prism Sound team
Martin Jones first worked with the founders of Prism Sound 25 years ago at Neve Electronics, where Rupert Neve had appointed him as his Technical Director. Following the launch of the original NECAM pioneering moving-fader mixdown automation system, Martin led the development of the world’s first all-digital broadcast control room (BBC) and the world’s first all-digital recording studio (CTS London). Both Graham and Ian were key players in that ground-breaking achievement.
In 1985 Martin joined Smiths Industries plc Marine Systems Division (Kelvin Hughes Ltd) as Technical Director, and then Managing Director, where he led the development of computer-controlled digital radar and electronic chart systems. Further promotion to Managing Director of the fast-growing Smiths Engineering Division was then followed by 5 years as Director of Technology & Innovation at Smiths Headquarters.
Well-known today for his seasoned practical approach around the Cambridge ‘Silicon Fen’ business scene, he is also a non-executive director of the microsystems motion sensor company ETB Ltd. Currently President of the Innovation Society for the East of England, he is a strong advocate of growth through successful new products. As chairman of the UK Accreditation Service (UKAS) Policy Advisory Committee, he emphasises his lifelong passion for quality in test and measurement.
Martin is a Chartered Physicist, and a Member of the Audio Engineering Society.
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