Leslie Shapiro is an audio engineer, and has been behind a mixing console for over 16 years at some of the largest, state-of-the-art post-production facilities in the U.S. When at the legendary Criteria Studios in Miami, FL, she worked with artists such as Gregg Allman, Bob Seger, The Bee Gees and Julio Iglesias. A graduate of the University of Miami's Music Engineering program, she holds a bachelor of music with a minor in electrical engineering. She is also a member of NARAS, which enables her to vote for the Grammy Awards. While her days are kept busy as a recording engineer, her spare time is filled as a technical writer and consultant, writing for Mobile Entertainment Magazine, America Online, Consumer Guide, Sound & Vision Magazine, and CrutchfieldAdvisor.com.