About Larry Fishman
Larry Fishman is a 30-year veteran of the MI industry. Larry is currently President of Fishman Transducers, Inc. that he founded in 1980. Fishman Transducers is widely recognized as the premier designer and manufacturer of acoustic amplification products. Fishman headquarters is located in Wilmington, Massachusetts and is staffed 100 employees. Fishman also maintains offices in Beijing, China and Hong Kong.
Larry, along with Ken Parker, founded Parker Guitars Inc, in 1992. Fishman was president of Parker Guitars until it was sold to US Music in 2004. Parker guitars and basses are regarded as some of the most innovative and technologically advanced electric instruments ever brought to market. These instruments and their unique manufacturing process won numerous international design awards and are part of the permanent collections at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington and the Museum of Fine arts in Boston.
Larry graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and also is an Alumnus of Berklee College of Music where he majored in music composition. Larry plays Bass Violin and has performed extensively with orchestras and small ensembles in the Boston area as well as with numerous Jazz groups for the past 35 years. He has been awarded 27 US and International Patents in the areas of transducers and musical instrument design.
About Muse Research
The Muse Research management team is an innovator of core technologies and award-winning products that have revolutionized the world of music composition and advanced the art of recording. They come from companies like Opcode, Be, Passport, E-MU / Creative to name a few. All are musicians, producers or sound artists with a personal interest in the excellence of the company’s products.
Muse Research’s advisors include some of the music and technology world’s leading contributors to innovation, and provide the company with the unique competitive advantage of being “well connected”.
Muse Research is headquartered at Menlo Park, California in the same building as The Annex, a full-service recording studio with a long history of gold and platinum recordings and a breeding ground for a lot of the Bay Area’s music technology industry, as well as a new Pro-Tools Training facility, called MindLab. This strategic co-location in a working studio allows Muse Research to gather customer feedback and perform field research by simply walking down the hall, yet another competitive advantage of the company.