Tom Hayashi, CTS

Marketing & Sales Assistant Manager, Yamaha Corporation
Chris Lavelle

Senior Director of Development, EMEA, AVIXA

Senior Director of Development for AVIXA in EMEA with over 20 years experience in AV and IT industries.
Started off in sound engineering in the late 90s then pursued a career in IT. After working in web development I returned to AV and have not looked back! I do at times pine to work more directly with the amazing technology available today to help create great AV experiences but I do get to see them being shared and celebrated! I look forward to seeing many of those examples on the Xchange!

Presently as Regional Director, AVIXA for India and GCC, I do aspire to support the AV and IT industry with  access to the resources that are most beneficial to the businesses and professional outcomes. My focus will be to bring to the AV/IT community in the region, knowledge and skill development through AVIXA Education, Certification and Training Resources. I look forward to work closely with allied associations, industry groups and professional society in the region with a similar focus. And my areas of interest and learning are indeed the Emerging Technologies (what we know as AI, Metaverse, Cloud, Industry 4.0, and the likes) and how they impact what we do in our professional and personal lives as Humans! Do feel free to reach out to me.
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.
Monisha Devaiah

Marketing Manager -APAC, AVIXA

I lead AVIXA’s APAC marketing and communications initiatives, which include member communication, vertical market events, educational programmes and AVIXA’s brand presence at the association’s trade shows in the region. I look forward to making new connections on the Xchange and leverage digital as a medium to offer value to members and support the association’s commitment of being a hub for AV in the region.  https://xchange.avixa.org/users/avixa
Shawna Tates

Member Services Representative, Avixa

Sheila Bowman

Sr. Manager, Member Services, AVIXA

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Matt Bercot

Member Services, AVIXA

Mariko Yamashita

Assistant Manager, Global Marketing/PR Specialist, Yamaha Corporation

Total Audio Solution Provider

Yamaha has prospered in a variety of businesses devoted to audio and music over 130-year history of making pianos, band and orchestral instruments, guitars, and electronic keyboards, as well as audio products for professional, home-use, and conferencing. We provide the best audio experience with a wide range of products and services, covering industries such as education, enterprise, house of worship, live entertainment, and more.



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Yamaha's Worldwide Business Network

Yamaha has more than 60 group companies in the world which allow us to work more closely to the customers.
  • Yamaha Corporation of America : California, U.S.A. Business : Import and sales of musical instruments and audio equipment
  • Yamaha Unified Communications, Inc. : Massachusetts, U.S.A. Business : Development, manufacturing, and sale of wireless conference phones and wireless microphone systems
  • Yamaha Music Europe GmbH : Rellingen, Germany Business : Import and sales of musical instruments and audio equipment
  • Nexo S.A : Plailly, France Business : Manufacturing and sales of large-scale, high-output speaker equipment

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Krasimir Peykovski

Marketing & Communications, SpinetiX

Sarah Joyce

Chief Global Officer, AVIXA

Shehbaz Ansari

Design Engineer, Collaboration and communication technology

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!

Dion Cooke

Member Services Global Industry Engagement, AVIXA

AV, Bacon, sports, and watermelon in no particular order. 

Lisa Matthews, CTS

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!