Digital Multitools Management Team


The Digital Multitools (DMTZ) management team combines strong technical experience and leadership gained at leading technology companies, with an impressive repertoire of research and development wins, product innovation, commercialization and global reach.

Sam Hazin, President

Sam Hazin co-founded Digital Multitools and is responsible for guiding the company’s strategic business relationships and setting its overall direction. Prior to the establishing Digital Multitools, he was a Business Unit Manager for Digital Processing Systems (acquired by Leitch Technology) with responsibility for managing the development of both broadcast quality video and audio products and bringing them to market. He mobilized key members of his team at DPS and founded Digital Multitools in 2002. With over 20 years experience in business management, hardware and software development, Sam holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo, Ontario (Canada).

Alfred Chan, Senior Staff Engineer

As Senior Staff Engineer at Digital Multitools, Alfred designs hardware for KVM switches and USB applications for a variety of customers. He also takes a lead role in system testing, production and manufacturing control for the company. Alfred has extensive experience with analog signals and high-speed video, much of it gained through his development work at Digital Processing Systems with his co-founders. Prior to that, Alfred was the Staff Engineer and Design Lead for Allied Signal Aerospace. Alfred holds a Bachelor degree of Engineering from McMaster University in Hamilton (Ontario, Canada).

Brian Carrigan, Principal Systems Architect

Brian is responsible for designing high-speed analog and digital circuits imbued with programmable logic. He develops the FPGA code and the system architecture of DMTZ products and prepares schematics and test boards. Brian brings more than 20 years of hardware and software development experience to the design of functional, reliable and low-cost hardware components in DMTZ products. A former designer for Litton Systems, Brian applied military-grade standards of workmanship there and continued to do so while developing broadcast quality video and audio products later for both Scientific Atlanta and Digital Processing Systems. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada).