Shure Names Sam Sabet Chief Technology Officer

Sam Sabet has joined Shure as chief technology officer, replacing Avi Vaidya, who has retired.

Sabet previously served as senior VP, engineering, and head of product development and delivery at Crestron Electronics.

“Sam’s deep experience in product development — especially with software — blended with his leadership capabilities makes him an excellent fit at Shure,” says Chris Schyvinck, president/CEO, Shure.

He previously held roles that included leading HQ2 for Crestron in Texas, establishing an engineering center of excellence, and managing global product-development teams. Sabet also previously served as director of network-management systems at AT&T Submarine Systems, developing and deploying leading-edge undersea fiber-optic telecommunication systems.

Educating the next generation is a passion for Sabet, who has served as an adjunct professor at Monmouth University and Southern Methodist University and teaches a number of graduate-level courses New Jersey Institute of Technology.

“Shure has a storied history and an exciting future,” says Sabet. “That’s what is so inspiring about joining this team. It’s an organization that has always been known for its tremendous innovation, and I’m honored to be part of the group that is driving amazing new advances for customers in various industries all over the world.”

He will be leading an already aggressive product-development team. In the past 12 months, Shure has averaged a product introduction or enhancement announcement every month.

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