Ian has worked as an entry-level Certified Acoustics / Audio Recording Instructor, Certified Information Technology Trainer, and Music Entertainment Writer. Ian is a previous owning partner in the audio recording and music production service company, Album Production Works Inc. – (albumproduction.com). In addition, Ian is a founding member of the music professional’s networking application, Soundzie.
Ian started his professional career as a Computer Network Administrator for an architectural firm in New Castle, Pennsylvania. After attaining several major computer support credentials (MCSA, ACHDS, Network+, Server+, A+), he moved into a successful career teaching Information Technology Courses as a Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) before returning to his first true passion, audio engineering and production.
As a graduate of the notable Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Arizona, Ian ventured into a much more hands-on role in the music recording industry in Los Angeles before relocating back to Youngstown, Ohio.
Ian is currently a Technology Trainer and he partly directs a self-founded, innovative web-based music enthusiast networking platform known as ‘Soundzie.’