Mission & Values


Cambridge Sound Management (CSM) Core Values

•    Respect
•    Results
•    Teamwork

CSM is a growth-oriented technology company focused on audio/acoustic comfort for commercial and institutional markets. Our team tirelessly works to create new and innovative products that are elegant and intelligently engineered.

CSM is a strong advocate for our customers and partners. We strive to continuously improve and refine our product lines to provide the highest quality solution for our clients. We meet our clients’ extraordinary challenges with passion and work to exceed their expectations. We act with integrity by treating our customers and partners with the utmost sincerity and respect.

We are committed to our employees and embrace diversity in individuals and their ideas. We recognize that the backbone of a profitable company lies within a knowledgeable and driven employee base. We invest in the personal and professional growth of each member of the team as a method of growing our company. We promote and reward collaboration, initiative, creativity and results.

CSM recognizes its role within the community. We continuously look for new ways to reduce waste, increase our sustainable practices and increase our local manufacturing partnerships.

And of course, we remember to have fun.

Cambridge Sound Management (CSM) History

Cambridge Sound Management was founded in 1999 in Cambridge, Massachusetts by an MIT PhD  in the field of acoustic, and is a descendant company of the Bolt, Beranek and Newman’s a highly regarded acoustics consulting group that was founded in 1948. This received the American Institute of Architects Honor Award as recognition for having “…created an awareness of acoustical considerations in building design… and integrating solutions based on scientific principles with architectural and artistic concepts.” Cambridge Sound Management launched its first commercial sound masking solution in 2001.

Cambridge Sound Management, Inc. manufactures QtPro and DynasoundPro sound masking systems to help organizations protect speech privacy, reduce noise distractions, and fuel workplace productivity. Its next-generation sound masking systems emit a uniform, barely perceptible background sound at the frequencies of human speech. The systems also include office paging and background music capabilities to help facilities meet all of their sound masking and audio needs.  Cambridge Sound Management’s systems are deployed in over 20,000 organizations’ spaces throughout the world.

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cradles to crayons
Recently, the Cambridge Sound Management team had the opportunity to spend an afternoon participating at the Everyday Essentials program at the organization Cradles to Crayons. At the factory, CSM supported thousands of children in need by sorting, matching, and/or packing “KidPacks” of clothing for the back-to-school time. Above is the CSM team at the factory after our rewarding afternoon was complete.