The management team at EGO Control Systems includes a group of dedicated people with many years of experience from all facets of the lighting control industry, both on the vendor and user side.
Yngve Sandboe - has been involved in software development for professional lighting, sound, and audio-visual control for more than 20 years. He also has extensive background from lighting in professional, large scale environments, including many years at the National Theatre in Oslo, Norway. Some of his most notable feats include the development of the AVAB VLC/Safari system, SandMan architectural control, SandNet network operating system, and the SandBox interfaces. Yngve is our Director of Software Development and the "father" of the Prego and E.GO Software. He is located outside Oslo, Norway and can be reached at:
Bernardo Benito Rico - has extensive background from the technical side of the entertainment
lighting control industry, most recently as the founder of Ben-Ri and
developer of a wide range of lighting controllers.
He is responsible for our hardware development and manufacturing and
holds the title of Managing Director. Bernardo is located in Madrid, Spain
and can be reached at:
+34 91 4720666
Lennart Knauf - started
his professional life in the theatre and has held many positions in
lighting departments at major theatres, as well as at a leading opera
house in Sweden. He later "crossed the line" to the
manufacturer side and worked
for AVAB/Transtechnik/ETC as Product Manager for AVAB's VLC/Safari, supporting this
product at installations in theatres and opera houses across the world.
Lennart is our Director of Technical & Customer Support. You can
most of the time find him in Gothenburg, Sweden and always reach him at:
+46 704 562729
Hans Lau - has been in
the lighting industry for almost 30 years, starting as the founder of AVAB
in Norway in the late 70s, combined with extensive involvement with the
AVAB group in Sweden, Germany, and the US during the 80s and 90s. He is the CEO of AVAB America, Inc. and co-founder of SAND Network Systems.
He has extensive experience with sales and customer support in the
entertainment industry and with development and manufacturing of lighting
control equipment and systems. Hans is located outside San Francisco, US and can be reached at: