Jamie Horner (He/Him)

VP Product Development & Marketing, HiCLIFF
Jacques Booysen

Consultant, Cocine AV (PTY)Ltd

Ready to transform your business communication and productivity? At Cocine AV, we leverage 15 years of expertise in audio-visual technology and a decade of Life Coaching to empower businesses to navigate technology confidently and efficiently. Our mission is to create seamless solutions that enhance productivity, reduce stress, and allow you and your team to focus on what truly matters: your business. Why Choose Cocine AV? With extensive training, key supplier partnerships, and strong peer relationships, we deliver cutting-edge solutions for: ·         Poor Acoustics ·         MS Teams Integration ·         Office Automation ·         Building Automation ·         PBX and Unified Communications But we go beyond AV. Partnering with Shadowmatch, we ensure you onboard the right talent, maintain a documented skills register, coach and mentor employees, resolve workplace conflicts, and develop comprehensive employee development plans. The Cocine AV Advantage Our holistic approach merges AV and IT, recognizing the critical role of effective communication in both fields. Shadowmatch complements our AV solutions by enhancing communication and streamlining employee integration, significantly reducing onboarding time from months to weeks. It also provides invaluable insights for employee restructuring and performance management, ensuring your team operates efficiently. Why Shadowmatch? ·         Accelerated Onboarding:   Reduce the settling-in period to a week or two. ·         Effective Restructuring:   Seamlessly reassign employees to better-suited roles. ·         Performance Tracking:   Maintain clear records and proof of employee progress and decisions. Our Commitment At Cocine AV, we don’t just supply top-notch equipment and software; we listen to your needs, address your concerns, and provide tailored support and education to implement the perfect solution for your business. Our journey began with whiteboards, pinboards, and projection screens, evolving into a comprehensive service across Corporate AV, Voice Evacuation, and Unified Communications.   Certified in an extensive range of products and peripherals, we draw on over 500 years of combined supplier experience to deliver expert advice and unparalleled solutions. 
Lilian Ronchel

CFO, Class Techexperience

Paul Konikowski

CIS Manager, Cronos Consulting

► WHAT I DO: Results-driven professional with extensive, real-world experience in Audio Visual (AV), Information Technology (IT), and Cybersecurity. Proficient in leading cross-functional teams, implementing robust security measures, and optimizing technology infrastructure. Adept at leveraging advanced certifications, including Avixa CTS-D, CompTIA Security+, a certificate from Harvard, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Master of Science in Cybersecurity from Georgia Tech. Committed to staying at the forefront of industry trends and technologies, and leading by example.   ► MY LEADERSHIP STYLE: • Manages issues and solutions with poise and confidence. • Leads and demonstrates the ability to gain support at all levels of the organization. • Maintains a strong sense of urgency to get things done thoroughly, not quickly, and delegates responsibility to others in a personable way. • Plans for the big picture while adapting to shifting gears to achieve goals, using strong foresight and organizational skills. ►WHAT SETS ME APART FROM THE REST: • Audiovisual + IT + Cybersecurity + Architectural + Marketing experience • Seasoned engineer / architect with broad and in-depth technical, analytical, and conceptual skills • Proven track record of effectively communicating with business leadership and other vendors • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills to drive security messages to teams • Extensive knowledge of subcontracting, construction projects, labor estimates, privacy, control system protocols, and integrated audiovisual systems ▶ RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: 🔹 Cybersecurity: • Developed and executed cybersecurity strategies to safeguard critical systems and mitigate potential threats. • Conducted vulnerability assessments and advanced hunting techniques to identify and address security vulnerabilities. • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to ensure compliance with industry regulations and best practices. 🔹 AV and IT: • Successfully managed and supported AV and IT operations, overseeing the implementation and maintenance of technology solutions in military facilities, and audio visual integrators nationwide. • Led the design and deployment of integrated AV systems, enhancing collaboration and communication across the organization. • Implemented cybersecurity protocols to protect sensitive data and mitigate security risks. #GeorgiaTech #Harvard #RiskManagement #SecOps #SecurityOperationsCenter #CloudSecurity #DFIR #SecurityAuditing #Cybersecurity #Confidentiality #Integrity #Availability #IncidentResponse #InfoSec #NetworkSecurity #DataPrivacy #ThreatIntelligence 
Angie Toussaint Billingsly

CEO , KMT Technical Services

Hi y'all! I'm Angie and I am the Founder/CEO of KMT Technical Digital Technology Services.  We previously did live events, predominantly business (corporate variety) in addition to integrations services. We recently did a hard pivot and are now exclusively AV Consultants AND Integrators. Some of our projects include Houses of Worship, boutique Hotels, government entities and other similar venues. Me...well that's another story! I'm an Ivy League graduate, wife and mom with many interests outside of technology. I come with an off beat sense of humor, coupled with a hint of sarcasm, and a strong dedication to family and community.  Basically I'm pretty fun once you get to really me. I'm looking forward to meeting (virtually) many of you, in addition to engaging and sharing. I'm always open to discussions on collaborating!
Our Community Spotlight highlights some of the most prominent, active users in the AVIXA Xchange community. These quick interviews touch on hot topics within the AV industry right from the minds of experts in their respective fields.
Dalila Cuboni

SGI, TT GROUP SRL

Camila Chavarri

Head of Marketing | Embajadora Avixa XChange, Newtech Group

Hi everyone! i´m very happy to be part of this community! I´m Camila, Head of Marketing at Newtech. I´ve been part of this profession for 10 years, going through different industries and now I have been in the AV industry for 4 years and counting! I am very excited about all the innovation and constant evolution that this field brings. It is quite a challenge for us marketers. I would love to hear more from everyone at Avixa Xchange. Let's get in touch!
Franciele Mesadri - AVIXA

Marketing Manager - LatAm, AVIXA

I lead AVIXA’s Latin America marketing and communications initiatives and I look forward to making new connections on the Xchange.
Virginia Molina

Head of Marketing | Embajadora de AVIXA Xchange, Proyecciones Digitales S.A.

¡Hola a todos! Estoy encantada de ser parte de esta comunidad. Soy Virginia, Head of Marketing de Proyecciones Digitales. Tengo 12 años de experiencia en la industria AV. Me apasiona la innovación, el arte y la tecnología AV.
GRIFITHS ZACHARIAH

Associate Vice President EMEAIO Sales & Global Alliances, ClearOne Inc

Grifiths Zachariah, CTS, is an experienced professional in the Pro AV industry, currently serving as the Associate VP for the EMEAIO Sales and Global Alliancesgion at ClearOne Inc. With a background in electronics engineering and nearly two decades of experience in the industry, Grifiths has worked in various technical, training, project management, and sales leadership roles. This extensive experience has given him a deep understanding of the latest trends and innovations in the field and a passion for sharing his knowledge with others. Throughout his career, Grifiths has worked with various system integration companies and manufacturers, managing large-scale projects and troubleshooting complex systems. This experience has equipped him with the skills needed to deliver high-quality, comprehensive training to AV professionals, focusing on sharing his experience to empower others to succeed in their careers.
Carla Charlton

Manager, Live Content EMEA, AVIXA

Sheila Bowman

Sr. Manager, Member Services, AVIXA

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Jeremy Elsesser

President & CEO, Level 3 Audiovisual

Co-host "Experience AV" Podcast Quality Evangelist Life-Long Learner
Ariel Fabius

Director, Analisis de Sistemas

John Van Hoop

Account Manager Benelux & Nordics, AVIXA

Contact me for anything related to our beautiful Industry in the Benelux & Nordics Region; Digital Signage Content and Streaming; Collaboration; Learning Technologies Etc   Always look forward to hearing from you!
Nick Johnson

Owner & Director, Johnson AV

I am the owner & director of Johnson AV & FCI Technical Installations. We specialize in AV integration services and broadcast installations in Canada. I’ve been working in the low voltage communications industry for over 25 years. I won't say I've seen it all but I've seen a lot. At our core, we solve problems for integrators from installations, field engineering, programming & project management. 
Charles Au

Technical project manager, Mira Solution Management (HK)

Tyler Lawrence

Administrator, Member Engagement Programs , AVIXA

I'm Tyler Lawrence, the Administrator of Member Engagement Programs here at AVIXA. I work with the AVIXA Councils to support their missions and projects. Please chat with me if you would like more information on our Councils or would like to get involved.
Camilo Fernandez

Gerente Comercial, NOVOTC S.A.

ATEN International Co., Ltd. (TWSE: 6277), established in 1979, is the leading provider of KVM and AV/IT connectivity and management solutions. Offering integrated KVM, professional AV, SOHO, and intelligent power solutions, ATEN products connect, manage, and optimize AV/IT equipment in corporate, government, education, healthcare, manufacturing, broadcasting and media, and transportation environments. ATEN has 650+ issued international patents and a global R&D team that produces a constant stream of innovative solutions, resulting in a comprehensive portfolio of products available worldwide. Headquartered in Taiwan, ATEN International Co., Ltd. has grown to include subsidiaries and regional offices in China, Japan, South Korea, Belgium, Australia, the U.S., the U.K., Russia, Turkey, Poland, India, Romania, South Africa, Mexico and Indonesia – with R&D centers in Taiwan, China, and Canada. For more information about ATEN, please visit https://www.aten.com/global/en/