Scott LesliePD Squared
Scott Leslie is the Audio Engineering Society (AES) Product Development Chair, and Audio Product Education Institute (APEI) Managing Director. He is chief architect and strategist at PD Squared, a consultancy business focused on improving and redefining product development for the audio industry. PD Squared stands for “Process Development of Product Development Organizations”. Scott’s career includes multiple sales, engineering and product management positions with companies such as Altec Lansing, JBL Professional (Harman), Renkus-Heinz, Tektronix, or Sun Microsystems. In 2011, Scott founded Evidant Corporation, a company specializing in Process Analytics and Business Intelligence that he now also leads as Chief Architect. Scott holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, a Masters (MSEE) in Audio and Acoustics from Georgia Institute of Technology, and an MBA in Operations Research and Statistics, from the University of California, Irvine – The Paul Merage School of Business.