Autonomic Founder, Former CEO de Nigris Joins SnapAV SnapAV has appointed Michael de Nigris to the new role of vice president, Audio Products.By RS Staff Published: April 12, 2017 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 Michael de NigrisSnapAV has appointed Michael de Nigris to the new role of vice president, Audio Products. This transition comes as a result of SnapAV’s recent acquisition of Autonomic, and reinforces the company’s investment to provide an improved audio experience to integrators. “Michael’s dedication to simplifying and distributing high-quality streaming audio throughout the home aligns perfectly with our goals as a company,” said Paul Hess, SnapAV chief product officer. de Nigris, who cofounded Autonomic in 2006, brings leadership and experience to help develop SnapAV’s audio product offerings, which now include Autonomic, Episode speakers, amplifiers, and outdoor audio. “By focusing on the consumer experience, broadening control system compatibility, and strategically expanding an installation-friendly product line, we can truly disrupt the marketplace,” Hess said. de Nigris has established vital strategic relationships with some of the most popular streaming service providers and control system platforms, enabling SnapAV to offer an end-to-end multiroom audio solution with the key features and connectivity that consumers demand. “Integrators can expect a better lineup of audio products with all of the critical sales tools and support infrastructure that has made SnapAV their number-one resource for reliable, profitable solutions,” Hess said. “We’re combining the very best of Autonomic, Episode, and OvrC—all supported by the SnapAV brand.” SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.