DPA Microphones Announces Expansive List of New Hires

Date: 14/06/2022
DPA Microphones Announces Expansive List of New Hires

DPA Microphones, the leading manufacturer of high-quality microphone solutions, is pleased to welcome an array of new team members to the family. The additions are company-wide, with new hires in product management, research and development, sales, marketing, and production.

“We are extremely grateful to welcome so many bright and innovative minds to the DPA Microphones team,” says CEO Kalle Hvidt Nielsen. “The experience these individuals bring will be a great asset to the company. We look forward to their contributions to the brand as we reinforce our commitment to the industry.”


Among the recent hires is Helga Somava, who recently joined DPA as one of the brand’s directors of product management. A graduate of Copenhagen Engineering College with a focus on export engineering, Somava brings leadership experience from past directorial and managerial roles at Bang & Olufsen, GN Netcom and most recently at NUORI ApS, where she served as COO. In her new position, Somava will oversee the development of new products as they align with DPA’s goals in the industry.


Another recent addition to the team is Torben Ekenberg, the company’s new head of research and development. In this role, Ekenberg, who holds a variety of degrees in electro-mechanical engineering and business, will lead the research efforts needed for the creation of new technology and equipment. A previous R&D manager for Brüel & Kjær’s Transducer department, Ekenberg comes to DPA with a familiarity of the brand and its technology. Most recently, Ekenberg served as the director of program management at BK Medical and has also held various executive positions with NNE Pharmaplan, Contex AS and Glunz & Jensen.


To further strengthen DPA’s talented R&D team, Nikolaj Vejen has joined DPA as senior project manager. Vejen holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D in mechanical engineering, and has more than 20 years of R&D experience. Vejen spent the majority of his career with the audio and multimedia company, Bang & Olufsen, where he held various project management positions, and was responsible for overseeing development of the B&O Play line of products. Most recently, Vejen served as senior project manager at Jabra.


The DPA sales force has also added many new faces around the globe, with Richard Watts joining as the new regional manager for Southern UK and Konrad Majchrowski coming on board as the area sales manager in Poland. The U.S. welcomed J.C. Bittence as area sales manager in the Midwest U.S. and Carlito Cobos, whose focus will be on Southern U.S. and Latin American sales. All four bring an overwhelming amount of experience, between Watts’ work as an audio professional, Majchrowski’s many years in live sound productions, Bittence’s award-winning efforts in sales and management, and Cobos’ familiarity with audio production and global market development.


Back at headquarters, DPA has added a new digital marketing specialist, Tetiana Kulyk, who joins the company from Issuu, the ebook/digital magazine platform widely used within the media industry, where she served as a data analyst and previously as digital marketing specialist. Prior to that, Kulyk worked for STYLEPIT and ProfiWebArt in various digital marketing roles.


Additional hires from earlier this year include Asger Beck Petersen as automation engineer, Michael Sluth Henriksen as mechanical engineer and Ulrihs Vesmins who took on the role of supply chain planner.



Tags: DPA Microphones | New Hires
Submitted by Vanessa Bishop (D. Pagan Communications)
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • DPA Microphones at NAB 2015

    DPA Microphones at NAB 2015

  • DPA Microphones at NAB 2014

    DPA Microphones at NAB 2014

  • DPA Microphones and Bubblebee Industries at BVE 2014

    DPA Microphones and Bubblebee Industries at BVE 2014

  • DPA Microphones at IBC 2013

    DPA Microphones at IBC 2013

  • DPA Microphones at NAB 2013

    DPA Microphones at NAB 2013

  • DPA Microphones at NAB 2012

    DPA Microphones at NAB 2012


Related Shows
  • KitPlus Summarise the Broadcast and Pro Video News 12th Oct 2020

    KitPlus Summarise the Broadcast and Pro Video News 12th Oct 2020


Related Articles
  • How to choose the right broadcast microphone

    How to choose the right broadcast microphone


News
Intinor debuts new Direkt link compact and introduces new features for existing product range at IBC 2022 Posted: 05/07/2022
Intinor debuts new Direkt link compact and introduces new features for existing product range at IBC 2022

Intinor, Sweden’s leading developer of products and solutions for high-quality video over the internet,will unveil the Intinor Direkt link compact (mobile and backpack) alongside new features, such as AES67 support for its intercom solution, at IBC 2022. Visitors to this year’s show will also see Intinor’s market leading Bifrost and Direkt router series in action, with a range of new features now available.


Tags: Intinor | Broadcast | Direkt | IBC | Bifrost | Latency | Intercom | Remote Production | AES67
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
nxtedition puts storytelling front and centre with its revolutionary story-focused production automation at IBC 2022 Posted: 05/07/2022
nxtedition puts storytelling front and centre with its revolutionary story-focused production automation at IBC 2022

Broadcast microservices specialists nxtedition will showcase their powerful production solution at IBC 2022. Visitors to the show will be able to experience the agile and digital-first platform for themselves. nxtedition is built from the ground up, with storytelling at the heart of the production workflow, allowing even small teams to create and deliver highly compelling content fast, first and accurately. 

Tags: IBC | nxtedition | broadcast | microservices | graphics | streaming | automation | MAM
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
European League of Football season 2022 - novel media uses LOGIC PORTAL for automated VoD recording and transcoding Posted: 05/07/2022
European League of Football season 2022 - novel media uses LOGIC PORTAL for automated VoD recording and transcoding

The production partner of the league, novel media, uses the frontend PORTAL.easystream from LOGIC media solutions to provide the VoD streams of the matches. PORTAL.easystream is a frontend that makes live streaming via AWS easily accessible and maintainable.

Tags: streaming | VoD | PORTAL | LOGIC | Football | AWS
Submitted by PRCOMM
More from this author
Cinegy backs IBC 2022 - showcasing 8k and cloud optimised solutions Posted: 04/07/2022
Cinegy backs IBC 2022 - showcasing 8k and cloud optimised solutions

As it returns to IBC, Cinegy, a premier provider of software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation, and playout services, will showcase how its portfolio of 8k and cloud optimised solutions support customers’ needs today and in the future.Visitors to IBC 2022 will also see demonstrations of Cinegy’s end-to-end capability with solutions such as Cinegy Air PRO, Cinegy Capture PRO, Cinegy Multiviewer, Cinegy Convert and Cinegy Archive, within which the Daniel2 codec is an integral part. 

Tags: IBC | Playout | ingest | processing | compression | automation | Cinegy | broadcast | software | workflows | SRT | Cinegy Air | Cinegy Capture | Cinegy Multiviewer | Cinegy Convert | Cinegy Archive | Daniel2 Codec
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
Anton Bauer expands native 26V battery series with B-Mount solution for ARRI cine cameras Posted: 04/07/2022
Anton Bauer expands native 26V battery series with B-Mount solution for ARRI cine cameras

Anton/Bauer has expanded its DIONIC® 26V series of cinema batteries. A range of B-Mount batteries, chargers and camera plates have been developed in cooperation with ARRI, for cinematographers, rental houses, and content creators using cameras such as the recently launched ARRI Alexa 35. Just like Anton/Bauer’s existing 26V Gold-Mount Plus solution, the native 26V B-Mount Li-ion batteries offer up to 240 watt-hours of reliable, safe, and efficient power.

Tags: Anton Bauer | Battery | DIONIC | Power | OB | Outside Broadcast | Production | Cinematography | Native | 26V
Submitted by Videndum Production Solutions
More from this author
The metaverse gimmick and the forgotten value of video Posted: 04/07/2022
The metaverse gimmick and the forgotten value of video and nbsp;

Amongst all of the upward trajectory surrounding the metaverse, it’s easy for early-stage companies to get swept up in the overwhelm and believe that they need to incorporate this into their strategies. What’s needed, however, is a return to implementable video marketing models, and a refined strategy incorporating the value of  video and immersive technology, before companies even begin to utter the word “metaverse” as a potential revenue stream.

Tags: metaverse | VR | Apple | imedia8 | facebook
Submitted by Neo PR
More from this author
GV AMPP and Singular.live enable graphics for live content localization Posted: 01/07/2022
GV AMPP and Singular.live enable graphics for live content localization

Singular.live, the pioneer of revolutionary cloud-native technology for live graphic overlays, and Grass Valley, the leading technology provider for the live media and entertainment market, today announced a deeper integration ofGVAMPP with Singular.live.

Tags: Singular.live | Grass Valley
Submitted by Bubble Agency
More from this author
disguise powers virtual production for La Fortuna Miniseries Posted: 01/07/2022
disguise powers virtual production for La Fortuna Miniseries

“La Fortuna,” a six-episode Spanish-American miniseries airing on Movistar+ and AMC+, turned to virtual production powered by disguise vx 4 media servers to capture the magic of both countries all in one shoot. With Barcelona-based MO&MO Film services designing the virtual production scenes and facilitating in-camera VFX, the film was able to include exterior scenes all the way from Washington D.C on-set in their shoot in Madrid. 



Tags: disguise | La Fortuna | Movistar+
Submitted by Bubble Agency
More from this author
Imedia8 leads immersive VR experience for Highclere Castle Posted: 01/07/2022
Imedia8 leads immersive VR experience for Highclere Castle

Imedia8, the award-winning digital solutions developer, today announced its latest collaboration with Highclere Castle; Grade I listed country house and filming location of The real Downton Abbey. 'Friends of Highclere' is the latest development in innovative technology, where Imedia8 produced the content, including drone footage, developed the website, and the VR video management system (VRMS).

Tags: VR | Imedia8 | Friends of Highclere | Downton Abbey
Submitted by Neo PR
More from this author
Chyron Launches PAINT 9.3, the First AI-Enhanced Release of Its Popular Replay and Telestration Tool for Live Sports Posted: 30/06/2022
Chyron Launches PAINT 9.3, the First AI-Enhanced Release of Its Popular Replay and Telestration Tool for Live Sports

Chyron today introduced PAINT 9.3, the first AI-enhanced release of the company's renowned illustrated analysis and replay tool for live sports. New automatic pitch calibration (soccer) and automatic player tracking tools (soccer and American football) represent the first AI-driven tools within PAINT. Reducing two essential but complex tasks to quick button pushes, these AI algorithms save operators valuable time in generating top-notch telestrated sports clips, allowing them to focus on creating dynamic narratives around a match.

Tags: Live Sports | AI | Illustrated analysis | Sport Replay
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Broadpeak Launches New Virtual Channel as a Service on broadpeak.io Posted: 30/06/2022
Broadpeak Launches New Virtual Channel as a Service on broadpeak.io

Broadpeak®, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, announced today a new Virtual Channel-as-a-Service application on its award-winning broadpeak.io software as a service (SaaS). Broadpeak's fully managed, API-based platform enables cable operators, OTT service providers, content providers, and broadcasters to launch virtual channels quickly and easily – including pop-up channels and free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) services to personalize viewer experience and drive new revenue.

Tags: Pay-TV | OTT | FAST | SaaS | Virtual Channel-as-a-Service | free ad supported streaming television (FAST) | Video on Demand (VOD) | Manifest manipulation
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Vewd Announces the Availability of Vewd for Automotive on Renesas Chipsets Posted: 30/06/2022
Vewd Announces the Availability of Vewd for Automotive on Renesas Chipsets

Vewd, a leading global provider of OTT software solutions, today announced that its Vewd for Automotive white-labeled, cloud-managed content aggregation and monetization solution has been integrated with Renesas' R-Car H3e and R-Car M3e system on chips (SoCs). Integrating these products accelerates time to market for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system developers, allowing automotive OEMs and tier-1 vendors to deliver richer in-car streaming experiences.

Tags: OTT | Automotive | in-vehicle infotainment | Streaming | Hybrid TV
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Timeline TV chooses Custom Consoles Module-R Desks for Ealing Broadcast Centre PCR 1-3 and SCR 2 Posted: 30/06/2022
Timeline TV chooses Custom Consoles Module-R Desks for Ealing Broadcast Centre PCR 1-3 and SCR 2

UK-based technical services provider Timeline Television Ltd has chosen eight Custom Consoles Module-R desks for integration into the newly completed Production Control Rooms 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and Sound Control Room 1.2 at its recently opened Ealing Broadcast Centre.


Tags: Custom Consoles Ltd | broadcast control room furniture | Covid-19 safety screens | Operator Safety Screen | motorised desks | manually-adjustable desks | sound-insulated equipment housings | MediaWall | Media Wall | monitor walls | post-production studio furniture
Submitted by Stylus Media Communications
More from this author
PlayBox Neo HD Playout with eMAM Go Live at TV5HD Thailand Posted: 30/06/2022
PlayBox Neo HD Playout with eMAM Go Live at TV5HD Thailand

PlayBox Neo and EMAM, Inc announce the completion of a fully integrated playout and media asset management system for Thai TV5 at the network's studio headquarters in Bangkok. The project encompassed the replacement of a legacy third-party equipment with a solution designed to combine high operational efficiency, reliability and scalability.

Tags: PlayBox Neo | Cloud2TV | Channel-in-a-Box | CIAB | Capture Suite | broadcast asset management | integrated media asset management | broadcast systems infrastructure | IT-based broadcast systems | disaster recovery centres | MPM | Multi Playout Manager
Submitted by Stylus Media Communications
More from this author
iFIT Energizes Interactive Health and Fitness with Ikegami HDK-99 Cameras Posted: 30/06/2022
iFIT Energizes Interactive Health and Fitness with Ikegami HDK-99 Cameras

It takes something special to succeed in the highly competitive fitness marketplace. iFIT stands out with its unique approach to interactive health and fitness, creating a packed daily schedule of fresh content with Ikegami HDK-99 3G full digital 3-CMOS HDTV portable cameras. iFIT reaches a 6.4 million-member subscriber base, streaming over 141 million interactive workouts in 2021. Eight Ikegami HDK-99 cameras cover two sets at iFIT’s production center, as a team of 180+ expert trainers and health professionals lead iFIT’s uniquely engaging classes for both bike and treadmill.

Tags: Ikegami Electronics | broadcast cameras | 4K HDR video monitors | optical camera links | medical imaging equipment | 4K hybrid base station | 4K EFP cameras | 4K studio cameras | 8K EFP cameras | 8K studio cameras | optical camera links | IP camera links | CCUs | OB v
Submitted by Stylus Media Communications
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>