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PreSonus Fam Friday with Lee Boylan!

We’re excited to bring back the PreSonus Fam Friday blog series. This round we will introduce you to our team across the pond in Europe! First up is our Product Specialist Lee Boylan!


How long have you worked for PreSonus?

6 years

What’s your official job title?

Product Specialist.

What’s your favorite thing about your job? Why did you choose to work here?

Meeting creative people from around the world who love music/audio production. / Because it is a company that listens to the users needs and makes really cool tools, that I get to show.

What was the first 8-track, cassette, CD or digital download you purchased?

Appetite for destruction G&R.

Who’s your go-to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?

Joe Jackson

What’s your go-to Karaoke song?


Everyone has a side gig, what’s yours? OR when you’re not at PreSonus, what are you up to?

Live sound-mixing, Recording / Producing projects. Playing Drums. I’m also renovating a really old cottage in Dublin which demands a lot of my spare time at the moment. “Forever home” type of thing.

What instruments do you play?

Mainly drums, some guitar bass, Keys, etc. I can make a somewhat musical noise on a Trumpet too. I usually play by ear. I have learned to read music in the past I rarely used it. 

Tell us about a successful event you worked with PreSonus products. InfoComm, NAMM, Install somewhere….

The latest cool event I did was Studio One 4.6 release party at Redbull Studios in London. Steve Winwood was there!!! I really enjoyed Synthfest UK in 2019 too. Looking forward to more cool events for 2020.

Got any tips for working with Studio One?

Try to drag n drop everything! Spend time setting up your shortcut keys.

What are you currently working on at PreSonus? What’s next for you?

Starting to work more closely with companies in the Middle East and Africa. Long flights…

Rapid Fire Questions: 

What’s the strangest talent you have?

  • Effortlessly touch nose with my tongue.

Is cereal soup? Why or why not?

  • It depends if milk is heated. Yes if that’s the case.

What’s invisible but you wish people could see?

  • WIFI

What’s the best Wi-Fi name you’ve seen?

  • FBIVan

What’s the most ridiculous fact you know?

  • Joe Pesci has a hip-hop record. It’s true… 

In 40 years, what will people be nostalgic for?

  • Devices that you don’t speak to.

What’s the weirdest thing a guest has done at your house?

  • Look in the window before knocking.

What movie would be greatly improved if it was made into a musical?

  • Terminator

If someone asked to be your apprentice and learn all that you know, what would you teach them?

  • All that I know.

What would some fairy tales be like if they took place in the present and included modern technology and culture?

  • Snow White and her 7 friends.

What is something that is really popular now, but in 5 years everyone will look back on and be embarrassed by?

  • Country Rap.

What ridiculous and untrue, yet slightly plausible, theories can you come up with for the cause of common ailments like headaches or cavities?

  • Cat hair.

Anything else you want to share?

  • My crisps.


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