Monthly Archives: October 2016

New York’s Prince of Lighting, an Interview with Ken Billington

(“Dreamgirls,” Apollo Theater 2009. Photography: Joan Marcus) Tony Award winner Ken Billington has been infatuated with lighting since the fourth grade when he was working on a play and did a blackout, and his classmates screamed and cheered as the lights came back up. Since then, as one of Broadway’s most-celebrated lighting designers, Ken has

Tech Talks: Exploring the Product Design Process of a JBL Engineer

(Jacques Spillmann with JBL senior mechanical engineer, Larry Romestant) Welcome to our latest “Tech Talk,” where we meet with industry experts to discuss issues and ideas surrounding audio, visual and lighting (AVL) technology. In this installment, we’re speaking with Jacques Spillmann, a senior manager in mechanical engineering at JBL Professional. In the five years Jacques has

Faces of HARMAN: Erika Killen, Executive Assistant

It’s always intriguing to learn about the diverse interests HARMAN employees cultivate outside of work. As a photographer, makeup artist, genealogy buff, dog rescuer and costume collector, Executive Assistant Erika Killen leads an exceptionally vibrant personal life while supporting the work of Senior Vice President and GM of HARMAN Professional Solutions’ Entertainment business unit Bryan