Andy Bryner was born in 1956 in Philadelphia, PA. He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he received the BEE and MSEE degrees in 1979 and 1980 respectively. His industry experience includes 20 years in the U.S. defense industry, where he worked on RF and analog design for missile and aircraft radar systems, as well as automated test equipment design and software development. He also has six years of experience with software development associated with circuit simulation software, using object-oriented design with C++. Andy's audio interests include power amplifier design, line-level analog design and computer-based audio.