In his role as senior design engineer, Knoll has been specifically tasked with designing the commercial line of Hafler brand amplifiers. (Radial Engineering acquired Hafler in 2014.) He will also be assisting the engineering team on various projects for all of the Radial group of companies.
Knoll brings decades of technical, design, and manufacturing experience to his new role. As founder and president of AV electronics manufacturer Knoll Systems for almost 30 years, he designed electrical and electronic components for a wide variety of applications in the consumer, commercial, industrial, and military markets. He conceptualized, designed, manufactured, and sold the number one brand of in-wall stereo volume controls with 60 per cent of the total world market. Knoll also contributed as designer, engineer, and manufacturer for electrical device company Leviton. He also took an engineering management role with several large Leviton OEM partners on select projects (including JBL and Bose).
His many industry achievements include recognition for HDTV design excellence and consumer product energy management.