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The Man Behind The Brand: Phil Dudderidge of Focusrite

Focusrite celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

Phil Dudderidge, Executive Chairman of Focusrite.Phil Dudderidge Executive Chairman of Focusrite.

Sound On Sound joins in the celebrations of Focusrite’s 30-year anniversary, talking with industry veteran Phil Dudderidge as he turns 70. Follow the journey from Phil’s early experiences as ‘sound man’ for Led Zeppelin, through the Soundcraft years, to picking up the pieces of Rupert Neve’s Focusrite console business.

The company that re-defined the look of studio outboard, goes on to team up with Digidesign on the hugely successful MBox Pro Tools interface then to become undoubtedly one of the dominant players in the global computer audio interface market, acquiring Novation and most recently ADAM Audio along the way.

Our feature article narrates the story of one of the great success stories of our industry today, having passed £75 million in revenue last year, and now a publicly-quoted plc on the London Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

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