"Ryan Cook is the Founder and Owner of Esoterik Guitars and the master luthier behind the design and building process of these instruments. He has worked with many high-end manufacturers including KB Custom Guitars, Ernie Ball Music Man, and National Reso-Phonic Guitars. While making guitars with these companies, he has figured out what works and doesn’t work in guitar design and functionality. He has also developed techniques to enhance important attributes in the products final overall look, feel, sound, balance and playability. Ryan Cook has also played guitar in many different bands since he was a teenager and knows what works best on stage, at home, and in the studio."