SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DSP Concepts, Inc., a developer of embedded audio solutions, is pleased to announce that John Whitecar has joined the organization as Chief Operating Officer. Co-founder Chin Beckmann will assume the role of CEO; she will continue to manage the overall strategy and operations of the company.
John holds 35 patents covering audio, acoustic, and receiver signal processing technologies. Before joining DSP Concepts, John grew and led the team responsible for all wireless technology at Tesla Motors. Prior to Tesla, he served as CTO of Infotainment Platforms for Texas Instruments. John was a technical fellow at Ford Motor Company and subsequently Visteon Corporation, where he developed system architecture for a number of telematics, infotainment, and software-defined radio products. John is respected around the world as the leading expert in automotive radio technology.
“I am delighted to welcome John to the company,” said Dr. Paul Beckmann, DSP Concepts founder and CTO. “Expanding our engineering team demonstrates our commitment to our partners and customers to design and implement advanced audio solutions. John’s extensive understanding of the product development process, systems level trade-offs, semiconductors, and supply chain ecosystem, plus his experience in automotive engineering process makes him a perfect choice to be our COO.”
“I am thrilled to join DSP Concepts and play such a key role. DSP Concepts has innovative technology that will have a huge impact on the next generation of audio products,” said John. “We are only seeing the tip of the iceberg where audio signal processing technology can be applied. The acoustic signal processing is the hardest part of the signal chain to drive AI applications. I look forward to working with the DSP Concepts team to bring the next series of cutting edge products to market.”
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About DSP Concepts
DSP Concepts, Inc. provides embedded audio digital signal processing solutions delivered through its Audio Weaver® platform. Audio Weaver’s versatility and flexibility allow it to achieve superior performance from any combination of components. DSP Concepts specializes in microphone processing, as well as playback processing, and is the leading supplier to top tier brands in automotive and consumer products. Founded by Dr. Paul Beckmann in 2003, DSP Concepts is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
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