About Aftermaster

We are an award winning audio lab developing groundbreaking audio technologies and products.

Our team of audio engineers and music industry veterans have produced, engineered and mastered more hit records than any other audio company in the world.

We know what sounds right.


  • Larry Ryckman - Co-founder and CEO of Aftermaster; an award winning entertainment and technology executive with over 25 years of achievements in the music and entertainment industries.
  • Shelly Yakus - Co-founder and Chief Engineer at Aftermaster Audio Labs. Mr. Yakus is a renowned music producer, audio engineer/mixer and is widely considered the best engineer and mixer in the music industry.
  • Justin Timberlake - Grammy and Emmy Award winning singer/songwriter/producer and actor.  An accomplished artist who is widely considered one of pop culture’s most influential entertainers. 
  • Peter Doell - One of the best known mastering engineers in the world.  Over 35 years of experience mastering and engineering hundreds of chart-topping records, film scores and TV spots.
  • Rodney Jerkins - Eight time Grammy Award winning music producer/songwriter and considered one of the most influential and successful producers in the music industry. 
  • Ron Gillyard - Grammy award winning music industry veteran with experience in all aspects of the music industry.  Former President of Urban Music at Interscope Records, Head of Urban Music at Clive Davis’, J Records and General Manager of Bad Boy Entertainment and Motown.  
  • Paul Wolff - Senior Engineer and Director of Product Development at Aftermaster Audio Labs. Paul has been involved in the professional music and audio industries as an audio engineer and product designer and manufacturer of professional audio products for more than 35 years.