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John StrawnConsultant, Ph.D.S Systems

John Strawn has since childhood straddled the two worlds of engineering and audio, starting with piano lessons and learning to solder. He started with computers on the IBM mainframe at Oberlin, and was Fulbright Scholar in Berlin. After receiving his Ph.D. from Stanford in 1985, Dr. Strawn was a member of The Droid Works/Lucasfilm. Starting in 1987 he helped found Yamaha Music Technologies, an American R&D wing of the Japanese music instrument manufacturer. Since 1992 Dr. Strawn has been active in his consulting practice (S Systems), specializing in digital digital signal processing as programmer and in expert witness work.