Shure Appoints Sam Sabet as CTO

Published: 2023-06-05

Shure has named Sam Sabet as its new chief technology officer. Per the Niles, Ill.-based company, Sabet will replace Avi Vaidya, who has retired from the role.

Sabet joins after serving as SVP of engineering as well as head of product development and delivery at Crestron Electronics.

“Sameh’s deep experience in product development — especially with software — blended with his leadership capabilities, makes him an excellent fit at Shure,” says Chris Schyvinck, president and CEO, Shure.

Sabet previously held roles that included leading HQ2 for Crestron in Texas. Here, he established an engineering center of excellence and managed global product development teams. He had also previously served as director of network management systems at AT&T Submarine Systems. In this role, Sabet developed and deployed leading-edge, undersea fiber-optic telecommunication systems.

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According to Shure, educating the next generation is also a passion for Sabet. In fact, he has served as an adjunct professor for Monmouth University, Southern Methodist University and New Jersey Institute of Technology. Here, Sabet continues to teach a number of graduate-level courses. He also holds Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate degrees from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

“Shure has a storied history and an exciting future, and that’s what is so inspiring about joining this team,” says Sabet. “It’s an organization that has always been known for its tremendous innovation, and I’m honored to be part of the group that is driving amazing new advances for customers in various industries all over the world.”

Per a statement, Sabet will be leading an already aggressive product development team. In the past 12 months, Shure notes it has averaged a new product introduction or enhancement announcement every month.

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