Recipient of the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies Award for four years running, Blue Microphones has continued its commitment to excellence and innovation in the realm of pro and consumer audio with its executive team at the helm.

John Maier
President | Chief Executive Officer
John joined Blue Microphones in 2009 and has led the company's recent market-defying growth. He has been a leader in the music products industry for over 20 years, most recently as CEO of TC Group Americas where he successfully merged TC's North American operations and doubled the size of the company by expanding into new markets. Prior to TC, John held leadership roles at Guitar Center Management and Alesis Studio Electronics. He holds a B.S. in business management.

 

Bart E. Thielen
Chief Financial Officer | Chief Operating Officer
Bart has been with the company since September, 2010. Bart has over 15 years experience managing growth companies as a key senior executive. He has guided companies in securing various types of debt and investment capital to support accelerated growth. Prior to Blue, Bart has been CFO for various companies including Lexodus Financial, Pathway Diagnostics, and Frontier Dental Management. He also served as VP Finance / Treasurer and Managing Director for international operations at Specialty Laboratories. Bart received his BA of Accounting at Aurora University, Chicago and is a CPA.

 

Brian Biggott
Chief Technology Officer
Brian is responsible for new product development and technology strategy for Blue Microphones. Brian joined Blue Microphones in association with Transom Capital's acquisition of the company in 2008. Prior to his work at Transom Capital and Blue, Brian was a consultant in the Los Angeles office of McKinsey & Company, focused on product development, operational efficiency, and strategy implementation with clients in the consumer products, automotive, aerospace, industrial, retail, and private equity spaces. He earned his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the School of Engineering at Stanford University, where he was also a Mayfield Fellow, and received both his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.A. in Philosophy from Stanford University.