Frank Elting is an independent product designer of advanced media tools. As a longtime lead product designer at Native Instruments, he was one of Kontakt’s principal “fathers” and main designer. His work at Native Instruments influenced a number of highly innovative product designs. Frank probably knows Kontakt 5 better than anyone. He loves to show the ins and outs of creative sampling and sample-instrument building and his teaching experience includes giving courses on mastering techniques. Frank is also an accomplished producer and a true power user of Kontakt. Along with his work as a leading instrument designer, he also teaches music programming at the HdpK in Berlin.