Nicolas Sturmel joins DirectOut

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DirectOut, a provider of bridging solutions for audio networks, is proud to announce the addition of Nicolas Sturmel to their team. Nicolas will assume the role of Senior Network Technologist, leveraging his expertise and commitment to expand the audio network capabilities of the company's R&D team. DirectOut has always been at the forefront of developing cutting-edge solutions for bridging various audio networks. With the appointment of Nicolas Sturmel, the company takes another significant step forward in this direction by strengthening their team under the leadership of CEO/CTO, Claudio Becker-Foss.

Claudio Becker-Foss commented, “Nicolas has been a fellow engineer in the audio over IP field since the advent of RAVENNA more than 10 years ago. We worked together in the AES67 task group and at ST 2110 interop and JT-NM Tested events. His passion for audio, accurate engineering using the latest technology, and the mindset of thinking off the beaten track to create the best solution for a customer, fit DirectOut’s philosophy perfectly. Nicolas’ knowledge and curiosity will be a great addition to our team.”

With a PhD in Information Technologies from the University of Paris Saclay, Nicolas Sturmel has nurtured his passion for audio and computers from a young age. It was during his tenure at Digigram as an Innovation Project Manager and later as Head of Research that Nicolas had the opportunity to combine his two passions and play a pivotal role in defining and promoting the adoption of AES67. In 2016, he joined Merging Technologies as a Senior Technologist, leading the ANEMAN project and continuing his work on AES67 and ST 2110 implementation.

Expressing his excitement, Nicolas stated, “I'm delighted to join DirectOut, a company I have long admired for its innovation and commitment to the development of bridging solutions for audio networks. I have always believed in the transformative power of audio over IP technology and am excited to bring my knowledge and expertise to an organization that shares this vision. I'm eager to work with the skilled team at DirectOut to push the boundaries of what's possible in the world of audio networking. Together, we'll work to develop new solutions that address our customers' evolving needs and shape the future of the audio industry."

Nicolas Sturmel will be present at the upcoming InfoComm Show in Orlando, where he and the rest of the DirectOut staff will be available for meetings and discussions. Visit them at stand #5650 to learn more about DirectOut’s latest news.