John Nolting

Sunnyvale, CA




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Stanford University

Master of Arts in Music, Science and Technology

Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA )

- DASP, Audio Applications for FFT, HCI, Sound Recording, Sound Perception,

- Physical Modeling, Signal Processing for Digital Audio Effects, Musical Acoustics


 // Projects SP-12 , Myrtle , Spring Reverb , Scratch Model , and MIDI Synth


// Programs  Matlab , C++, Pd, Supercollider, LtSpice


Stanford University

Stanford Graduate School of Business Summer Institute for Entrepreneurship

-Final project included a 5 person group presentation to Venture Capitalists


Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Specialization in Electronics Engineering

Minor in Mathematics


Employment History


Audio 8 Recordings, Inc., Chicago, Illinois and San Francisco, California

(partner, since 2001; artist, since 1999)

Worked closely with seven other partners to develop company structure, profile, and goals. Independently created and developed new technologies for the scratch DJ market. Took releases from home studio to international distribution.


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Leadis Technology, Inc., Sunnyvale, California

(Applications Engineer,  July 2007 – Present)

Worked in the Audio Business Unit with two other Applications Engineers and several Senior Design Engineers in an integrated circuit design startup environment. 


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BBI Engineering, Inc., San Francisco, California

(Electrical Engineer / Production Manager, August 2000 - April 2006)

Worked closely with three senior electrical engineers to complete projects in a wide range of audio/video technologies.


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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Chicago, Illinois

(Electrical Engineering Intern, Summer 1999)


Designed and drafted power distribution systems. Hand drafted electrical conduit, distribution boxes, outlets and light switches. Performed power calculations to estimate power consumption, calculated wire sizes, and calculated conduit lengths using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.


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Bridgewater Custom Sound, South Holland, Illinois

(Sound Engineer / Equipment Manager, Summers of 1997, 1998)


Organized equipment and tested audio systems for rental department.