Proven industry innovator to drive product strategy for growing audio technology brand
Cambridge, MA, August 25, 2016 - iZotope, makers of award-winning tools for audio production, today announced the appointment of Gerry Caron as Chief Product Officer. As the newest member of the iZotope executive team, Caron brings with him a track record for delivering products that are enhanced with the most advanced technology, but offer seamless experiences that delight the user.
Caron has more than thirty years of experience in business, leading teams and building out hardware and software product portfolios for tech industry titans and startup companies alike. His experiences include working with premium technology brands such as Bose, iRobot, GE and most recently Otter Products, where he served as Vice President of Innovation and Product Management. Caron completed his masters degree at MIT, studying acoustics under Bose Corporation founder Dr. Amar Bose, and later earned his MBA from Babson.
“Gerry’s leadership, breadth of technology and product management knowledge, and hands-on approach will be instrumental in growing iZotope’s diverse suite of products,” says Mark Ethier, CEO and co-founder of iZotope. “We are committed to providing our dedicated community of artists with the most innovative and useful products on the market, and Gerry’s passion and proven track record make him the ideal candidate to lead our product development efforts.”
With 10 US technology patents ranging in industry from acoustics to sporting goods, Caron has a track record for finding new ways to improve user experience in products including smart phones, telepresence systems and robots for the home. While he was with Bose, for example, he was instrumental in bringing to market the breakthrough flared port on the Bose Acoustimass System, and the now-iconic Bose Jewel Cube Speaker.
“One of the things that drew me to working with iZotope is the passion I have for music and audio technology, which dates back to my early days at MIT and Bose,” says Gerry Caron, Chief Product Officer, iZotope. “iZotope is one of the best in the audio tech industry and has great things in store for the future. I look forward to working with the brilliant team here to help lead the path forward.”
About iZotope, Inc.
Driven by a passion for audio, iZotope develops innovative products that inspire and enable people to be creative. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the iZotope team has spent over 15 years developing award-winning audio production tools found in professional facilities and home studios alike. The iZotope product line focuses on Music Production, with solutions for mixing, mastering, and creative effects, and Audio Post Production, with tools that enhance audio for film, broadcast, video, and new media. Alongside the development of studio software, iZotope incubates bleeding-edge audio technology for future release, and develops rich audio education to help enthusiasts and professionals alike improve their craft.
For more information about iZotope, visit www.izotope.com.