Sound Devices Appoints Kishore Patel, CEng FIET, as Vice President of Sales

REEDSBURG, WISC., JANUARY 7, 2020 – Sound Devices is pleased to name Kishore Patel, CEng FIET, as Vice President of Sales. Kishore has over thirty years of experience in production sound and wireless technologies. He previously served as Managing Director at Audio Ltd., the UK’s premier wireless microphone manufacturer.

“We are very impressed with Kish’s extensive knowledge of production sound, pro audio, and RF. His engineering and product development background provides value for our distributors and customers alike. We are excited to welcome Kishore into this new role,” said Matt Anderson, CEO of Sound Devices.

Kishore began working at Audio Ltd. after graduating from the University College, Cardiff. He was appointed to Managing Director in 2001 and head of R&D in 2003. Patel joined Sound Devices as a Sales Manager in 2017 when the company acquired Audio Ltd. He is currently a fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

“Working in the production audio industry is a great joy. I truly love the people in this industry,” said Kishore. “I believe strongly in the products that Sound Devices offers and look forward to serving our network of distributors, resellers, and customers.”

For over 20 years, Sound Devices has created premier audio equipment that helps sound professionals capture superior audio. The company’s mixers and recorders are used on the sets of award-winning movies, TV shows, and documentaries. The 2017 acquisition of Audio Ltd. added digital wireless products and technology to the product line. 

2019 was a prolific year for Sound Devices. The 8-Series portable mixer-recorders, comprising the 833, 888, and Scorpio, were released throughout 2019. Scorpio, the most capable 8-Series mixer-recorder, offers 16 mic/line preamplifiers, 32 channels, 36 tracks, 32 channels of Dante, and 16 channels of Dugan Automixing or MixAssist. Additionally, the second generation of Sound Devices’ award-winning MixPre Series, the MixPre II Series, was released. All MixPre II models feature 32-bit float recording, internal timecode generation, sampling rates of up to 192 kHz, and an astounding 142 dB of dynamic range. 

The A10 Digital Wireless System, introduced in 2018, continues to gain acclaim for its superb audio performance, input flexibility, and spectral efficiency. 

Sound Devices is headquartered in Reedsburg, Wisconsin with offices in Madison, Wisconsin and Berlin, Germany. For more information, visit