Riccardo D'Acunto - CTO of DRAPsound
- Faculty of Electronic Engineering Federico II of Naples
- SAE (School of Audio Engineer) of Milan
- Rock/jazz guitar studies
Riccardo started his career as Sound Engineer in1987 at the Logic Studio in Milan where he worked on the main Italian productions of that period (Pooh, Paola Turci, Ornella Vanoni, Fiorella Mannoia, Gianna Nannini, etc.). After tis experience he started his own recording studio (Zedak studio) still in Milan where he continued his activity for Italian discography (Luca Jurmann, Carlo Marrale of Matia Bazar, Simona Bencini, Saturnino, Lolly Pop, Corrado Rustici, etc.) while collaborating with Dario Mazzoli (SOUNDnVISION) for 5.1 mixing of Movies for Home Theater and TV commercials.
At the same time, he supported live activities (Francesco Baccini tour as FOH Sound Engineer and collaborations with various national PA Rental companies)
He moved to Rome in 2006, where he continued his freelance sound engineering activity, until 2019 when he became a founding partner of DRAPsound.
Alessandro Palumbo - CEO of DRAPsound
- Degree in economics and business
- PCC® (Professional Certified Coach) international certification at the ICF - International Coach Federation
- Modern guitar studies (fingerpicking, pop, blues)
Over the time he integrated his corporation experience with a significant focus on leadership, selling competencies, strategic marketing, management techniques and related business applications throughout the PNL models (Dilts, Bandler, Grinder, Goleman and Kolb). Alessandro is still maintaining his focus on the development and competencies empowerment developing high performance in individuals and teams.
He has patented a person development model called Leader-Gym©, and he designed, implemented and managed training programs in the areas of leadership, customer care & satisfaction, commercial/sales, integrating different models (AT, Kolb, Lateral Thinking, Systemic Thinking, Neurolinguistic Programming).
Alessandro has been for decades enthusiast about analogue and digital Guitar Tone and Gear and all related Home-Live-Pro-Studio applications