Del Hayes

Del Hayes
Senior Designer

Mr. Hayes has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University, and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Ohio State University.He has been associated with the home entertainment industry for over 25 years. In 1985 he co-founded Preston Trail Audio, with his son Curt Hayes, in Dallas, Texas. Preston Trail Audio specialized in very high-end audio systems, as well as custom home installations. Later, they founded Home Technology & Entertainment, which specialized in custom home entertainment system installations. In 2002, Mr. Hayes created Hayes Engineering and Consulting, and provides specialty engineering consulting and design services based on the D-Tools software system.Prior to his involvement in the home entertainment business, Mr. Hayes worked for twenty years for Texas Instruments, Inc. as a Radar Systems Engineer, and as lead engineer responsible for flight testing and certification of a Loran navigation unit for general aviation aircraft. He also worked on the Nike Zeus Missile program for Bell Telephone Laboratories in Whippany, NewJersey.