Sandeep Gupta Joins Universal Audio as COO


Reporting directly to the CEO Bill Putnam Jr., Gupta brings 30 years of experience in delivering industry-changing consumer and professional products to UA. For the past decade, Gupta has worked at Amazon (AMZN) and most recently served as vice president and general manager of Amazon Fire TV. There he developed and managed the Fire TV business, including its expansion into software licensing for smart TVs, soundbars, and automobiles. His previous roles include senior positions at Yahoo !, Digidesign and Apple (APPL), where he helped reshape music distribution with the iPod.

Universal Audio recently launched Volt, a revolutionary line of audio production interfaces, bringing world-class studio hardware sound to a new generation of creators. With its industry-standard Apollo line, advanced audio machine learning, UAD plug-in algorithms, and LUNA recording suite, UA sets the standard for craftsmanship in professional audio and music tools.

“Sandeep is a seasoned product manager and business leader, with a long track record of success in companies that have shaped the face of audio, music and video,” said Founder and CEO of UA, Bill Putnam Jr. “He immediately struck me not only as someone who deeply understands the products, but also the culture of the creators. With Sandeep on board, UA is well positioned for continued growth, delivering the best music creation products in the world. “

“Putting music and entertainment in the hands of customers is what I love to do, and I have been amazed at the breadth of audio technology UA has developed,” says Gupta. “I am delighted to bring my expertise to such a revered company, to grow in exciting new areas and to reach more people than ever before.”

About Universal Audio Inc.
Universal Audio (UA) is a pioneer in audio and music production tools, with a rich history of 60 years of craftsmanship and innovation. UA today enables millions of audio and music creators worldwide, with standard Apollo and Volt recording interfaces, UAD plug-ins, UAFX pedals, advanced audio machine learning, recording suite LUNA and UA Custom Shop hardware. UA is headquartered at Scotts Valley, California, with passionate employees around the world – united by our goal of inspiring musicians and creatives with ‘instant classics’.

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