John is recognized throughout the acoustical consulting community and the audio contracting industry for his
breakthrough developments of computer-based tools for use in sound
system design and venue evaluations.
he directed the team in latter 1980s that developed quite possibly the
first large scale remote staff capable call center in the world. He
and his team were granted a patent
for their work. In 1990 the telecommunication control system
was one of only 5 finalists in the Business and Related Services category for the Computerworld
( formerly the Computerworld Smithsonian Awards ).
For inclusion, innovations are considered "whose use of information technology
has been especially noteworthy for the originality of its conception, the
breadth of its vision and the significance of its benefit to society".
also been granted patents for a
which interrelates sound transducers or sound sources
and their environment and for telecommunications control systems utilizing
Because of his
extensive knowledge and experience and his reputation for integrity; other
consultants have relied on John Prohs for answers regarding their more
challenging design situations and to successfully help mitigate or stave off litigious situations.
is a Fellow of the Audio Engineering Society; member of the
Acoustical Society, and chairman of the Richard Heyser Scholarship
Foundation. He has been listed in Who's Who in California, 2000
Notable Men, and Who's Who in American Science and Engineering.