Rien Oortgiesen is an applications engineering manager at Merus Audio. His experience includes IC circuit design, mixed-signal system design and embedded audio solutions and applications. He holds an MSc degree in electrical engineering from the University of Twente with a specialization in AMS IC design. He also holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in electronics engineering from Saxion Hogescholen. Before joining Merus Audio as application engineer in 2014, he worked as IC design engineer for Teledyne Dalsa in Enschede.