Close ☰
Menu ☰

Will Evans named CEO of Spitfire Audio

Posted on: Wednesday 28th of March 2018

Will-Evans-Press-Shot-2018_smWill Evans, former global sales & marketing manager at Spitfire Audio, has been promoted to CEO. The new role was created by founders Paul Thomson and Christian Henson in order to have someone dedicated to the day-to-day running of the business and provide a “singular leadership voice”. Thomson and Henson will focus on creative opportunities and partnerships, and on ensuring Spitfire’s product offering is aligned to its customer base.

Henson said: “Paul and I are incredibly proud that Will has accepted the position as CEO at Spitfire Audio and look forward to working with him to continue spreading the Spitfire creed globally in this next fascinating phase of our evolution.”

Speaking to Resolution, Evans told us: “At the heart of Spitfire Audio are British music-makers determined to make the best tools for their peers. I think that’s what’s helped people fall in love with the brand, and I’m really excited to be part of the story as we grow into a successful global company.”

Christian Henson, founder of Spitfire Audio, said: “Paul and I are incredibly proud that Will has accepted the position as CEO at Spitfire Audio and look forward to working with him to continue spreading the Spitfire creed globally in this next fascinating phase of our evolution.”

Evans joined Spitfire Audio from Focusrite Audio Engineering, where he worked on artist, brand and media partnerships for five years, on brands including Focusrite, Novation, KRK and sE Electronics. He holds a PhD in psychoacoustic engineering from the Institute of Sound Recording at the University of Surrey, where he also lectured in electroacoustics. Prior to that he received a Masters in acoustical engineering from the University of Southampton. Alongside his academic studies, Evans founded a small record label and artist management company Tape Club Records, and the combination of his two interests led to his work in music technology. Evans is also a non-executive director for Saffron Records, an organisation promoting women in music making.

Spitfire Audio is a British music technology company producing high quality virtual instruments and sample libraries. It collaborates with the world’s best composers, producers, engineers and studios to create detailed and realistic recordings of instruments and sounds for use in computer-based music production. Spitfire’s collaborators include Hans Zimmer, Air Studios, Eric Whitacre and many more.

www.spitfireaudio.com



Latest News & Blog articles

  • LA-based company Groovesetter has unveiled its real-time, multi-channel audio collaboration platform for streaming, performing and recording over high-speed internet. It claims to allow musicians to perform in synchrony, with Groovesetter subscribers able to connect cloud-free with the high sound quality from up to eight remote locations. Groovesetter lays out interactive visual routing of audio signal […]
  • Lawo, the German manufacturer of IP-based audio and video products, has a new software update for users of Lawo radio mixing consoles, Power Core mixing engines, and On-Air Designer configuration software. The new radio software, v6.6 PL-003, upgrades On-Air Designer – the configuration software used to customise the functions of Lawo’s radio mixing consoles and […]
  • German company ALC NetworX, developers of the open-source Ravenna AoIP networking technology platform, have launched an updated product-specific website to support the protocol. Sporting a new, more modern look and feel the site offers information and resources concerning all things that relate to Ravenna, including standards information, use cases, webinars and other resources. Ravenna is […]
  • The Zen Q Synergy Core is Antelope Audio’s new 14×10 desktop audio interface with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. Combining Antelope’s own AD/DA, and 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking technology, it offers recording, mixing, and playback at up to 24-bit/192kHz. The new unit – which serves as a more powerful version of the company’s Zen Go USB-C bus-powered […]
  • As it warms up for its 25th Anniversary celebrations, German digital audio technology stalwart RME has announced the Fireface UCX II, an update of its original UCX interface featuring 20+20 I/O channels in the same ½ rack-style unit, its SteadyClock FS clock and jitter reduction technology, 2x mic/line combo inputs and built-in parametric EQ. The […]
  • In the tracks of its UF8 DAW controller, SSL has launched a new, software-specific control surface for its channel strip and bus compressor plug-ins.  With the UF8 now established as its main DAW control option, SSL is expanding its line of controllers with the UC1 – which brings the familiar layout and ergonomics of its […]
  • FAMA, a boutique record label with an emphasis on artist development, has built a destination recording complex in the Dominican Republic with the help of WSDG Latin. Available for creative retreats, song writing camps, and recording and mixing, the FAMA facility is “their dream studio”, delivered by WSDG Partner/Project Manager, Sergio Molho. “They found a […]
  • An interesting feature of Merging’s Anubis Ravenna interface, reviewed in Resolution V21.1, was the potential for it to completely change its functionality through the update of its ‘Missions’ – essentially its configuration and operation settings. The unit launched with one such Mission – monitor control – but now an update from the manufacturers is set […]
Translate »