Addition of industry veterans bolster Bob Moog Foundation Board of Directors
The Bob Moog Foundation has expanded the leadership of the organization with the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. Daniel Liston Keller, Jerry Kovarsky, and Dominic Milano join the Foundation with an eye towards funding development, project expansion and evolving infrastructure. The trio joins long-time Board members Hunter Goosmann and Bill Sautter.
Executive Director Michelle Moog-Koussa remarks "The addition of Daniel, Jerry, and Dominic to the Board of Directors adds a breadth of expertise that will be an invaluable asset as we move forward to expand our infrastructure, programs, and impact in the near future. I am honored to serve the Foundation with this esteemed group."
Daniel Liston Keller is Chief Executive Officer of Get It In Writing, a public relations firm specializing in professional audio, video, multimedia and content creation technologies. His career in music technology includes positions in audio engineering, music production, product management, artist relations, and product development with companies including Cherokee and Paramount Studios, BMG Music, Shure, and Tascam.
Jerry Kovarsky's illustrious 30-plus year career working for leading synthesizer manufacturers includes such roles as Director of Brand Management and Senior Product Manager at KORG, Director of Marketing at Ensoniq, and Product Manager at Casio. He was part of the teams that introduced award-winning and influential products such as the KORG Triton, the KORG Oasys, and the Ensoniq ASR-10.
Kovarsky is the author of Keyboards for Dummies, and writes a monthly column "The Art of Synth Soloing" for Keyboard Magazine. He states, "Bob's creations helped form the path that my musical life took. I am thrilled to be able to give back by helping the foundation carry out its mission."
Dominic Milano was one of the original staff members of Contemporary Keyboard when it launched in 1975, and later became editor, a position he held for many years. In addition to Keyboard, Milano has held positions at a variety of music and digital media publications including Guitar Player, Bass Player, InterActivity, Game Developer, and Digital Video magazine. He is the principal at Dominic Milano & Company, where he assists tech companies explain and promote new technologies.
Milano notes, "Bob Moog was both an inspiration to me and a life-long friend. I am honored to serve the Foundation that bears his name and that carries his legacy forward through projects that would truly make him proud. Bob was a humble genius whose work impacted generations. I am excited to help guide the Foundation's innovative work to impact future generations."
The Bob Moog Foundation would like to thank long-time Board member Bryan Bell for his contribution. Bell left the Board in April of 2014 to pursue other opportunities.