Technical Council member Peter Mapp, PhD, FASA, FAES, Principal of Peter Mapp Associates, is a chartered engineer and physicist, and Fellow of the ASA and AES. Mapp was named the 2009 NSCA University Educator of the Year and received the IEC 1906 award for his work on intelligibility standards and research.
“IoT” By David Danto, with guest appearances from IMCCA members
David Danto has more than three decades’ experience providing problem-solving leadership/innovation in media and unified-communications (UC) technologies for various firms in the corporate, broadcasting and academic worlds. He now works as the Director of UC Strategy and Research for Poly, and he’s the IMCCA’s Director of Emerging Technology.
“House of Worship: Business” By David Lee Jr.
Technical Council member David Lee Jr., PhD, is CEO of Lee Communication Inc., Orlando FL. He is a licensed minister who has more than 25 years’ experience as an AV integrator. He writes the monthly “House of Worship: Business” column. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The Commish” By James Maltese
James Maltese, CTS-D, CTS-I, CQD, CQT, VP of Quality Standards at Level 3 AudioVisual, has commissioned thousands of AV systems. He is a board member of the Association for Quality in AV Technology (AQAV). He is a Senior Academy Instructor for AVIXA, and he was Educator of the Year in 2017.
“What Would You Do?” By Douglas Kleeger
Technical Council member Douglas Kleeger, CTS-D, DMC-E/S, XTP-E, KCD, shares insights gained from more than 35 years’ experience in the AV industry in his “What Would You Do?” column, as well as “Secrets To Success.” He offers a unique perspective on the AV industry and how it affects our lives.
“AVent Horizon” By Pete Putman
Contributing Editor Pete Putman, CTS, President of ROAM Consulting LLC, is a Senior Academy Instructor for AVIXA, and he was named 2008 Educator of the Year. Putman is a member of SMPTE and SID. He writes the monthly “AVent Horizon” column and occasional feature articles.