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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: 
Yngve
Phone
+47 66780230
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:
Bernardo
Phone
+34 91 4720666
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:
Hans
Phone
+1 707 778-8990
Manfred Schachenmann - has been in engineering for the lighting industry for over 30 years. He has been involved in both practical stage work and in electronics for both lighting controls and stage automation. He has also been involved in product design and marketing. Manfred is located in Basel and can be reached at:
Lennart
Phone
+41 61 331 59 55
Peter Jackson - has been working all his life in theatre lighting. He started out in Holland and then later moved to Germany. He has extensive experience in lighting traditional Theatre, Dance and Opera. His work has taken him to many theatres around the world. He has also been called in as a consultant for lighting solutions for theatre refurbishment and tour preparation. Peter works as product supporter and in marketing and sales, he is located in Germany and can be reached at:
Lennart
Phone
+49 7621 9166 090



Lennart Knauf - has been in working in major theatres in the lighting department, he later worked for AVAB/Transtechnik/ETC as Product Manager. He has then been responsible for the marketing and sales of EGO controls. - He passed away in 2014.