Korg USA Inc. announces the hiring of two Product Specialists, Luciano Minetti and Kenny Echizen.


Korg USA Inc. announces the hiring of two Product Specialists, Luciano Minetti and Kenny Echizen. By leveraging their individual expertise and joining forces with Korg USA’s talented Product team, these new hires will expand the company’s commitment to increasing product training, dealer partnerships, and outgoing content generation.

Luciano Minetti joins Korg USA as a Product Specialist in the home and digital piano, arranger, and workstation categories. He arrives from Apple Inc. in Nanuet, N.Y., where he served as Lead, Business Development. He is also the founder of Minetti Custom Keyboards. Minetti leverages his extensive performance experiences, with roots in Cuban and traditional jazz, having performed with renowned artists at famous venues, he was most recently featured as a guest performer at the Cuban International Jazz Festival in Havana, Cuba. Minetti graduated from Rutgers University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Music, Jazz Performance.

Kenny Echizen officially joins Korg USA as Product Specialist in guitar brands after working with the company over the past few months and appearing in several VOX and Blackstar videos. Previous to that, Echizen was a Product Specialist for Taylor Guitars and Xotic Guitars and Effects. He is a professional musician with more than 13 years of international touring and recording experiences, including film, TV and commercials credits. Echizen graduated from the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles in 2006 with an Associate of Arts in Guitar Performance.

Korg USA is thrilled to welcome these talented new hires to the Product Specialist team, which works every day to exceed the needs and expectations of Korg’s retail partners.

Learn more about the Korg USA portfolio of brands at www.korgusa.com. 

For additional comment or information, please contact Morgan Walker, Director of Communications for Korg USA at morganw@korgusa.com

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