Who Should Attend

AVEC is attended by senior management at systems integration, design consultancies and live events firms tasked with the strategic direction of their organization. Past attendees have included CEOs and COOs from the top 50 systems integration firms, as well as Senior Vice Presidents in charge of marketing, sales and business development.

Jennifer Groff, Senior Associate, alliantgroup

Aly Miller, Associate Director, alliantgroup

Missy Waites, Associate Director, alliantgroup

Fred Rogers, Sales Director, Almo Pro AV

Dan Fry, VP Sales, Almo Pro AV

John Riley, Senior VP, Almo Pro AV

Melody Craigmyle, VP Marketing, Almo Pro AV

Brian Lamar, BP Broadcast and Pro AV, Anixter

Richard Kehrer, Director, Strategic Supplier Relations - Audio/Video Solutions, Anixter

Heather Callaway, VP Technology, APG Technology

Zach Fite, Audio Visual Group Manager, APG Technology

Tatiana Pastukhova, Co-founder & Managing Director, ARTECHOUSE

Paul Chavez, Associate UX/Technology Design, Arup

William Dorsey, Founder and Chairman, Association of Luxury Suite Directors

Michael Peveler, Vice President of Sales, Atlas Sound

Gina Sansivero, VP of Marketing and Corp. Communications, Atlas Sound

Ron Moore, Vice President, Automation Arts

Shaun Trudell, President, Automation Arts

Kevin Case, CEO, AV Agents

Andrew Brode, Owner/President, AV Chicago

Justin Frick, President, AV Chicago

Jennifer Arnold, Marketing Manager, AV Franklin

Frank Genovese, National Director of Sales, AV Franklin

Franklin Moore, President, AV Franklin

Gary Harling, President, AV TechSource, Inc.

Becky Harling, Office Manager, AV TechSource, Inc.

Rene Schaddelee, CEO, Avex

Joel Lehman, Chief Operating Officer, AVI Systems

Donald Mastro, Vice President of Sales, AVI Systems

Jeff Stoebner, CEO, AVI Systems

Rob Whatley, UC Practice Manager, AVI Systems

Tim Hill, Director of Engineering, AVI-SPL

Alexis La Broi, Systems Consultant, Avitecture Inc

Greg Feehan, CFO, AVIXA

Terry Friesenborg, Chief Global Officer, AVIXA

David Labuskes, Chief Executive Officer, AVIXA

Heidi Voorhees, Chief Operating Officer, AVIXA

Sean Wargo, Sr. Director, Market Intelligence, AVIXA

Brad Grimes, Director of Communications, AVIXA

Kirsten Nelson, Content Producer, AVIXA

Craig Bonner, Operations Director, AVM Impact

Jack Mayhugh, Partner, AVTek Staffing

Ney Corsino, Senior Vice President, Barco

Kurt DeYoung, VP, Channels, Barco

Nathalie Leignel, VP, Channels, EMEA, Barco

Nicolas Viane, Director, Customer Experience & Product Management, Barco

Chris Chandler, Sales Development Director, Biamp Systems

Mark Wentz, South Central Regional Manager, Biamp Systems

Kris Spruyt, General Manager, BIS

Beth Kormanik, Editor in Chief, BizBash

Steve Harriman, VP Marketing, Black Box

Douglas Kuzma, Director of Product Development, Black Box

Jonathan McCune, Director of Product Management, Black Box

Keith Pelkey, Project Engineer, Black Box

Van Williamson, Director, Market Development, Bose Professional

Robert Grubb, North American Manager, Bose Professional

Steve Garber, CEO, BP Marketing Group

Frank Pisano, VP of Sales, Americas, Brightsign

Matt Emerson, President, CEAVCO Audio Visual Co., inc.

John Hallman, Director of Technical Sales and Solutions, Americas, Christie Digital Systems

Mark Ouwerkerk, Director, Events and Staging, Christie Digital Systems

Gary Hall, Federal Strategy, Planning & Operations Lead, Cisco Systems

Kingsley Gifford, Vice President, Clairvest Group Inc

Michael Castellarin, Managing Director, Clairvest Group Inc

Mike Michalowicz, Author/Entrepreneur

Chip Lacure, Business Development, CMI Communications

Eric Smith, President, CMI Communications

Patrick McCusker, Business Development Manager, Connection

Toby Mackey, Product Line Supervisor and Digital Signage Practice Manager, Connection

Bryan Ford, Regional Sales Manager, Connectrac

Steve Greenblatt, President, Control Concepts, Inc

Michael Judeh, Director of Technology, Convene

Jef Darling, Principal, Cooley & Darling Insurance Agency, Inc.

Kyrstie Messner, Owner, CP Audio

Caitlyn Lincoln, South Florida Operations, Crew Call Inc.

John Alonzo, President, Crew Call Inc.

Klaus Fink, Director of Operations, Crew Call Inc.

Frank Damiano, Founder & CTO, Damiano Global Corporation

Megan Stasio, VP Operations, Data Projections

Robby Turner, EVP, Sales & Marketing, Data Projections

Matthew Zaleski, President, Data Projections

Justin Wood, Principal/Practice Director, Dimensional Innovations

Tom Spearman, Executive Vice President, Diversified

Bob Tunis, Vice President of Technical Operations, Diversified

Raymond Kent, Principal, Director of Innovative Technology Design Group, DLR Group

Roberto Moronetti, Chief Technology Officer, Durante

Malcolm Brown, Director of Learning Initiatives, EDUCAUSE

Barb Brandt, Manager, Classroom Technology Services, Emory University

John Wiszniewski, President, ESA Communications Ltd

Emily Webster, Senior Design & AV Technologist, ESI Design

Brad Berridge, Director of Sound Operations, Feld Entertainment

Mathew Gurda, Associate Director, FRCH

Jim Genette, Sr. Client Solutions Director, Freeman

Chaz Porter, Director of Global Sales, FSR Inc.

Edward Rivano, Regional Sales Manager, FSR Inc.

Margot Douaihy, Editor at Large, Future

Sonya Jury, Principal, Generator Studio

Jill Monaghan, Project Designer + Fun Director, Generator Studio

Lexi Walz, Marketing + Content Manager, Generator Studio

Doug Carnell, VP Business Solutions, Guitar Center

Greg Redman, CEO, H&X Technologies

Donald Guzauckas Jr, Vice President, HB Live, Inc

Chris Bianchet, President, Herman Integration Services

Jeffrey Wolf, CEO, Herman Pro AV

Kay Sargent, Senior Principal, Director of WorkPlace, HOK

Jeremy Caldera, CEO, IAS Technology

Aniruddha Banerjee, Director of Analytics, IHS MarkIt

Leslie Levesque, Principal, IHS MarkIt

Alex Wassiliew, Director, IHS MarkIt

Patty McGoldrick, Owner, Immediate Connections, Inc.

Keith Moss, VP of Technology Services, IMS Technology Services

Troy Hassis, VP of Sales & Marketing, IMS Technology Services

Kristin Bentley, Sales Manager, Ingram Micro

Kevin Prewett, General Manager - Pro AV, Ingram Micro

Doug Wolfe, CEO, Innovative Environments

Russell Wolfe, COO, Innovative Environments

Drew Thomas, Senior Media Officer, International Monetary Fund

Pushpa Gowda, Global Technology Engagement Director, JLL

Katherine Williams, Senior Vice President, Workplace Strategy, JLL

Clint Hoffman, CEO, Kramer Electronics USA

John Milne, President - Canada, Kramer Electronics USA

Curtiss Singleton, VP Sales, Kramer Electronics USA

Kent Cawthorne, Vice President of Sales, Solutions & Consultants, Legrand

Steve Durkee, SVP/GM Commercial AV, Legrand

Laurie Englert, VP of Customer Experience, Legrand

Jay Rohe, Vice President of Sales, Legrand

Tom Marks, CFO, Live Technologies

Jason Taylor, President and CEO, M3 Technology Group, Inc.

David West, VP of Growth Operations, M3 Technology Group, Inc.

Joseph Olivo, Sr VP of Sales and Operations North America, Mason Technologies

Patricia Basteri, President, massAV

Jon Sidwick, Vice President, Maverick

Blake Barney, Solutions Account Executive, Maverick AV Solutions

Wes Perkins, Solutions Account Executive - North Central, Maverick AV Solutions

Jennifer Ryerson, Sr. Manager, Sales, Maverick AV Solutions

Lisa Zierold, Director, Maverick AV Solutions

Fardad Zabetian, CEO, Media Vision

Mark Delguidice, AV Services Director, MediaCentric Integration Inc.

David Lopez, President, MediaCentric Integration Inc.

Mike Greckel, Owner, Mega Services, LLC

Michael O'Callaghan, Director of Business Development, Mega Services, LLC

Dustin Walker, Director of Field Services, Mega Services, LLC

Jean-Paul Lemmens, Chief Procurement & Logistics, MK2

Andrew Merkin, Producer, Moment Factory

Derek Montgomery, President & CEO, Montgomery Electronics & Communications Services, LLC

Colleen Krynicki, Vice President, Morgan Stanley Event Production, Morgan Stanley

Josh Messner, Operations Manager, Neurilink

Jared Lederhandler, President, Newgentek

Jeff Day, President, North of 10 Consulting

Dan Daley, Writer

John Rice, Director Business Development US, Orion Global Managed Services

Nick Belcore, Executive Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing, Peerless AV

Brian McClimans, Vice President of Sales for North America and APAC, Peerless AV

Maya Mihajlovic, Director of Product Insights & Planning, Peerless AV

Dirk Verhellen, CEO, Play

Rich Zwiebel, VP Systems, QSC

Joseph Pham, President and CEO, QSC

Phillip Long, Founder and Senior Scholar, RHz Consulting LLC and Georgetown University

Paul Appel, Chief Operating Officer, RRC Audio Visual

Morton Dickson, Director, Digital Signage, SageNet

Andrew Sellers, Principal, Sensory Technologies

Bob Downing, Director, Global Business Development, Shure, Inc

Ned Coleman, CEO, Smarter Systems

Virginia Daugherity, Channel Director, Sonic Foundry

Joshua Curlett, CEO, Sound Productions, Inc.

Jay Rogina, Principal & CEO, Spinitar

Scott Stedronsky, COO/Principal, Stage Right, Inc.

Frank Culotta, President, Symco, Inc.

Terry Christmas, Sr. Manager - Microsoft Business Unit, SYNNEX Corporation

Thomas Plumer, Vice President, Sales, SYNNEX Corporation

Megan Binkley, Business Development Rep, SYNNEX Corporation

Sandi Stambaugh, Vice President, SYNNEX Corporation

Joel Chimoindes, European Commercial Director, Tech Data

Jay Ganz, Solutions Account Executive, Tech Data

Mark Tildesley, Collaboration Business Manager, Tech Data

Matt Dixon, Chief Product and Research Officer, Tethr

Brad Hayes, CEO, TLS Productions, Inc.

Bill Ross, President, TLS Productions, Inc.

Bryan Lewis, Assistant Dean for Technology & Operations, University of Virginia

Bill Baretz, EVP Sales, USIS Audiovisual Systems

Todd Hutchins, Chief Technology Officer, USIS Audiovisual Systems

Bill Chamberlin, Vice President of Global Sales, Verrex LLC

Michele Capolino, Vice President of Finance, Verrex LLC

Fadi Khairallah, Chief Procurement Officer, Videlio

Terry Dahl, President, Video Services Inc.

Laurie Dahl, Consultant, Video Services Inc.

Chris Rawden, Head of Collaboration, Visavvi

Jennifer Acevedo, Editor-in-Chief, VMSD/ST Media Group

Pablo Henderson, Global Brand Marketing Director, W Hotels

Guy Wallace, Vice President, Corporate Development, Westbury National

Joanne Balles, Chief Operating Office, Westbury National

Julian Phillips, Executive Vice President, Whitlock

Wes Stewart, Director of Operations, Whitlock

Wallace Johnson, Managing Director, WLJ Consulting, LLC


As of 11/5/18

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