Sam Nicolino is responsible for steering the company and its technology. Prior to starting Adaptive Sound Technologies, Inc (ASTI) Sam was a Director of Strategic Products at NVIDIA Corporation, where he was responsible for the company’s PC platform products including substrate design and packaging, quality assurance, manufacturing, and compliance issues.
Previously Sam founded AppNet Inc. where he served as the CEO and Vice President of Marketing. He led the company to its successful acquisition by NVIDIA in 2001.
Throughout his 40 year career, Sam has worked for a variety of leading edge technology companies including: Intel, ATARI, Silicon Compiler Systems, SUN Microsystems, and National Semiconductor Corporation.
Sam holds a MSEE and a BSEE from Iowa State University.