Joe Way

Executive Director, Digital Spaces, UCLA
Higher Ed AV aims to be the true voice of the customer, bringing the latest news and insights directly from those who serve in the trenches.
The HDBaseT Alliance advances and promotes the adoption of HDBaseT technology as the global standard for ultra-high-definition multimedia distribution. Since its founding in 2010 by LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Valens Semiconductors, the Alliance has brought together the leading names in the consumer electronics, professional AV, industrial and medical verticals, today boasting more than 200 members and thousands of interoperable products.
LAVNCH [CODE] serves technology enthusiasts with the emerging technology news and advice they crave—covering extended reality, experiential advertising, virtual production, and more!
Lisa Matthews, CTS - AVIXA

Manager, Digital Communities, AVIXA

A marketing professional and 20-year AV industry veteran, I am a proud CTS holder and enthusiastic #AVfoodie who is passionate about innovative technologies, design, and all things AV. I love sharing what this dynamic community has to offer and am excited to serve as Community Manager of AVIXA Xchange!
Michael Hooper, CTS-I

Education Solutions Manager , Biamp

Talks about #biamp, #triathlon, #audiovisual, #mountainbiking, #sci-fi, #technology #wine, #tacos, and #highereducation
Ben Barnard

Regional Manager, UK & Ireland, AVIXA

Get in touch for anything related to AVIXA in the UK & Ireland - we're here to help and waiting to hear from you!
Joé Lloyd

Senior Director, Business Development, AVIXA

Lance Feldenkreiss

Director of Engineering, JKL Technologies, Inc.

Tobi Tungl

Chief Marketing Officer, CTI

With a distinguished career in sales, I bring a seasoned perspective to the realm of marketing leadership, blending a discerning eye for creativity with a methodical, analytical approach to drive multifaceted projects toward both aesthetic excellence and organizational success. My unwavering attention to the grand vision, operational intricacies, and meticulous details consistently yields top-tier outcomes. I am fueled by an unwavering commitment to fostering innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. For me, it's always culture above everything else, an ethos that drives my commitment to elevating the marketing domain. Always embracing the positivity in the possibility! I love making new professional connections. Contact me if you want to talk AV, business, cycling or yoga.
Girish Narayanan

Managing Director , Granteq

Chuck Espinoza

Instructor, AVIXA

Mike Pedersen

Audiovisual Experience Manager, Iowa State University

Mike Pedersen, the Audiovisual Experience Manager at Iowa State University since the summer of 2018, brings over 29 years of experience in the engineering industry, with a focus on the professional audiovisual (AV) sector for the past 24 years. Leading the Audiovisual Experience Team (AVXT) at Iowa State, Mike oversees the maintenance of AV systems in over 200 university classrooms and provides consulting, installation, and repair services across campus. The AVXT won the 2023 Higher Ed AV Team of the Year with Higher Ed AV Media.  Recognized as an expert in the field, he holds both Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certifications in Design (CTS-D) and Installation (CTS-I), a distinction shared by only approximately 700 individuals worldwide. In 2018, AVIXA named him CTS Holder of the Year.  Mike currently serves as co-chair of the Membership Committee and a member of the Program Committee with ETC.  He also serves as the 1-year at large board member for HETMA and has previously held leadership roles in AVIXA including Chair of the Technology Managers Council and an elected member of the Certification Steering Committee.  Before joining Iowa State, he spent almost 19 years at Mechdyne Corporation, contributing to various roles including engineering manager, R&D, and pre-sales engineering. Outside of his professional endeavors, Mike actively volunteers in STEM education, serving on the governor's North Central Iowa Regional STEM Advisory Board. A 1994 graduate of Iowa State University, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with distinction and a minor in History.
AVNation™ started in 2011 as a small community of friends having fun and wanting to share their knowledge and experiences working with audio visual technology and the av industry in general. Since our first show AVWeek™ we’ve grown considerably over the years, we’re still a community where everyone is welcome to share ideas, make new friends, and celebrate the AV industry. Most importantly, we’re still having fun. Tim Albright created AVNation for the purpose of bringing high-quality broadcasts (or netcasts) to the AV community. Tim has envisioned building a network of industry professionals who are passionately engaged in furthering the AV industry through education and knowledge. One of the premiere functions of AVNation is to see industry professional provide first-hand knowledge to other professionals across North America and the World. Many of the hosts and people involved with AVNation are industry leaders in various ways. The first AVNation podcast was the initial episode of AVWeek – “The Pilot,” recorded July 29th, 2011. Ever since that first recording, AVNation has continued to grow its show offerings encompassing all aspects of the AV industry through weekly AVWeek episodes, as well as many additional periodic shows. We continue to have a wide variety of guests including industry professionals who work in or own integration firms and corporate industry leaders.
Conference Technologies, Inc.® is a complete solutions provider for audio visual, video, and information technology integration that delivers systems design, engineering, installation, technical support, video conferencing, event solutions and production services.  Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, with twenty offices operating nationwide, we serve clients in the corporate, education, healthcare, and government markets, since 1988.   Conference Technologies, Inc.® is proud to hold a General Services Administration (GSA) contract. Contract GS-03F-0124Y Schedule 58 I Categories 58 8, 58-9 Specialties Audio Visual Consulting, System Design and Engineering, Acoustic Design and Analysis, Control Systems Programming, Installation and Integration, Engineering, Video Conferencing, Event Management, Webcasting, Audio Visual Rental, Unified Communications, Telephony, Event Production, Content Creation, Digital Signage, and Projector Mapping CTI
We’re the Hub for All People and Things AV We are the community for the creative professionals who use technology to create integrated experiences. AVIXA is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, producer of InfoComm trade shows around the world, co-owner of Integrated Systems Europe, and the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry.