Canadian Game Development Talent Awards

Simon Ashby, recipient of the "Audio Professional of the Year" Award

Montreal, Canada – November 7th, 2011 – Simon Ashby, VP products and co-founder of Audiokinetic, has been awarded “Audio Professional of the Year” at the first Canadian game development talent awards which was held as the closing event of the Montreal International Game Summit.

"I am very honoured to receive this recognition. I congratulate the nominees but also share this honour with the team at Audiokinetic that does an outstanding job.  And also with our users that provide us every day with their ideas and creativity. For nearly 14 years, I have been dedicated to providing solutions and raise the standards of interactive audio. Receiving this recognition today by my peers in the industry is very significant and tells us that this commitment bears fruit” said Simon Ashby.

“We are very proud of this recognition given to Simon that demonstrates his long devotion with our entire team and their commitment to innovative tools for the video game industry” said Martin H. Klein, President/CEO and founder of Audiokinetic.

About Audiokinetic

Founded in 2000, Audiokinetic provides powerful and flexible audio solutions for the video game industry. Wwise, our award winning, audio pipeline solution, is setting new standards in audio production. This cost-efficient middleware increases productivity and simplifies the development process, giving game developers the flexibility, toolsets, and workflow necessary to dramatically advance the gaming experience.

Audiokinetic is headquartered in Montreal, QC, Canada.

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For additional information, please contact:

Martin H. Klein
Tel: 514-499-9100 #202