Bill Whitlock, President of Jensen Transformers, Inc. since October,
1989. His responsibilities include leadership and management of Jensen. He oversees
product development, engineering, and manufacturing. He writes technical articles
for trade magazines and presents seminars on interfacing issues at industry trade
For several years Whitlock worked closely with Deane Jensen, the original founder,
providing consulting services to clients. He has an extensive background in high
performance and wideband analog circuit designs. His experience includes data
conversion, analog and digital magnetic recording, video signal processing, telemetry
PWM and PCM techniques, computer peripheral interfaces, and test equipment design.
For seven years prior to joining Jensen, Whitlock was manager of electronic
development engineering for EMI/Capitol Records where he designed the XDR®
high speed cassette duplicator electronics. He was project manager and system
co-architect of their ultra-high performance "digital loop bin", which allowed high
speed mass duplication of cassettes directly from digital masters.
From 1974 until 1981, he was chief engineer for Laser Images, Inc., producers of
Laserium®, the laser light show. He designed the basic automated image generation
and control system as well as several theater sound systems.
From 1972 until 1974, he was chief engineer for Quad-Eight Electronics where he
conceived and developed Compumix®, a pioneering console automation system.
Bill was interviewed for this job by Deane Jensen, who was leaving Quad-Eight to
start Jensen Transformers, and their professional association continued for 17
years until Deane's death in 1989.
Whitlock holds two patents and is an active member of the Audio Engineering
Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.