Grimani Systems cofounder, Manny LaCarrubba developed the principal acoustics technology of the revolutionary CinemaOne Audio Ensemble, the Conic Section Array™ waveguide. Manny’s work in this area started in the mid 1990s, he then founded Sausalito Audio to commercialize patents related to this work. This intellectual property has been integrated into commercial products manufactured by Bang & Olufsen of Denmark.
Earlier in his career, Manny spent a decade as a staff and later chief engineer at famed Sausalito recording studio, The Plant. His music engineering credits include tracks and albums for Santana, Michael Bolton, Celine Dion, Kenny G, Mariah Carey, and many more. He also designed some of The Plant’s seminal recording rooms.
Manny earned a Bachelor of Science in Tonmeister Studies from State University of New York at Fredonia. He holds several patents related to loudspeakers, and he is a member of the Audio Engineering Society (AES).
Manny lives in Marin County California with his singer/songwriter wife. For fun he does a little music production work, practices kung fu and yoga, and drives his car at unsafe speeds.