The past, present and future of Merging Technologies with CEO Claude Cellier

In a rare and exclusive interview, Claude Cellier, founder and CEO of revered pro audio manufacturer Merging Technologies, sits down with Headliner for a look back at his incredible career to date, the events and experiences that have shaped the company into one of the most innovative and lauded names in the business, and what the future holds for the brand…

The name Merging Technologies has become something of a byword for quality in pro audio circles. The brand’s expertise in digital recording and processing technology has manifested itself in the form of some of the most innovative and best loved studio products of the past three decades. From the Pyramix Virtual Studio – one of the world’s first DSD recording systems – to its Horus, Hapi and Anubis interfaces, Merging units are a staple amongst many of the finest facilities, producers and artists on the planet.

Its success can be attributed in no small part to its founder, Claude Cellier. Having established the business in Switzerland in 1990, his pioneering spirit has underpinned much of Merging’s business. Unafraid to take risks, especially during some of the market’s most tumultuous times, he and his team have not just prospered, but helped to revolutionise the landscape of music creation.

However, with a lifelong love of music, complemented by an education in electrical engineering and a 10-year stint with Swiss analogue recording systems manufacturer (as it was at the time) Nagra Kudelski, his technical experience and expertise has always .....


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