Derek McAllister

Derek McAllister

Senior Audio Engineer/Programmer

Job Description:

As the senior audio engineer, I configure and program all audio systems for signal processing, reinforcement, conferencing, advance routing, control points, and networked audio. I also commission audio systems for proper gain staging, EQ and balancing

Core Competency:

Network audio; signal processing; environment acoustics

Calling Card:

Specialize in all things audio, system control, team communication and relationships with clients

Industry Experience:

Joined ICS in 2011; experience with AV integration; post production; recording studios and live sound

Key ICS Projects:

San Jose Convention Center; Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley; Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital; William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; David and Lucile Packard Foundation; Ericsson Santa Clara Campus; Ericsson Executive Briefing Center; San Francisco 49ers

Key Vendors:

QSC; Biamp; Symetrix; Polycom; ClearOne; Extron; Crestron; Harman; Shure; Clockaudio


Bachelor of Applied Science in Sound Arts, Ex’pression College of Digital Arts


QSC Q-SYS Level 2; Biamp Tesira; Biamp Audia; Dante Certified; Polycom Installed Voice; ClearOne; SMAART Certified; Crestron Core System Programming; Crestron DMC-E; Extron Control Professional; Harmon Control Professional; Media Matrix Level 1; Fiber Certified from the Fiber Optic Association; ProTools 210P and 210M; Logic Pro

Favorite Part of Working at ICS:

“Working with a world class team at ICS; innovating with constantly evolving technology; continuing to learn and grow with the changing industry.”

Outside Interests:

Spending time with family; traveling; hiking; good food; wine tasting; live music; watching movies and theater

Favorite Sport:

Giants Baseball. Enjoys horseshoes, billiards, and bocce ball.