Sean is a Senior Fellow, for the Intelligent Audio group at Harman International, a major manufacturer of audio products for consumer, professional and automotive spaces. His research focuses on improving quality of sound reproduction across all three spaces. Prior to 1993, he was a research scientist at the National Research Council of Canada where his research focused on the perception and measurement of loudspeakers, listening rooms, and microphones. Sean received a bachelor’s in music from the University of Toronto, and his master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Sound Recording from McGill University in Montreal. He has written over 50 research papers on the perception and measurement of audio for which he was awarded the Audio Engineering Society (AES) Fellowship Award in 1996, two Publication Awards (1990 and 1995) and best peer-reviewed paper award at AES 143rd. in 2017. In 2013 he was awarded the ALMA Titanium Driver Award for scientific contributions to the loudspeaker and headphone industry. In 2019, he received the Harman External Leadership Award. Sean is an AES past President. More info here.