AVIXA Leadership is comprised of executive staff and an elected volunteer Board of Directors.

Executive Staff

 
David Labuskes | AVIXA

David Labuskes
Chief Executive Officer

Greg Feehan | AVIXA

Greg Feehan
Chief Financial Officer

Dan Goldstein | AVIXA

Dan Goldstein
Chief Marketing Officer

Sarah Joyce | AVIXA

Sarah Joyce
Chief Global Officer


Board of Directors

The officers of the Board include the Chairman of the Board of Directors; Vice Chair and Secretary Treasurer of AVIXA as well as the Leadership Search Committee Chair. There are four elected at-large Directors and four appointed Directors. Voting for the AVIXA Board of Directors takes place in the fall and is open to current AVIXA members.

2022 Board of Directors 

Leadership Search Committee Chair

Jon Sidwick
President 
Collabtech Group

 

Chair of the Board of Directors

Samantha Phenix
CEO, Magwire
Founder, Phenix Consulting 
 

Vice Chair

Martin Saul
CEO
ICAP Global
 

Secretary-Treasurer

Cathryn Lai
Chief Commercial Officer 
OpenBet
 
 

Directors

Michelle Grabel-Komar
Vice President of Sales
Full Compass Systems

Tze Tze Lam
Executive Director
Electro-Acoustics Systems Pte Ltd

Alexandra Rosen
Senior Director, Venture Forward
GoDaddy

Jatan Shah
Chief Operating and Technology Officer
QSC

Mradul Sharma
Managing Director
3CDN Workplace Tech Pvt Ltd

Tobias Lang
CEO
Lang AG

Dena Lowery
COO
Opus Agency 

Brad Sousa
Chief Technology Officer 
AVI Systems

Ex Officio

Chief Executive Officer
David Labuskes, CTS, CAE, RCDD
AVIXA

 

General Counsel
Venable, LLP
As represented by George E. Constantine, Partner

 

Executive Business Administrator to the CEO and Manager of Board Affairs
Yvette Robinson
AVIXA

 

Leadership Search Committee

The Leadership Search Committee (LSC) was established by AVIXA in 2008 to find and mentor volunteers to serve on committees and to appear on the next AVIXA election ballot.

The LSC consists of the Leadership Search Committee Chair; the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Vice Chair and Secretary-Treasurer of AVIXA; three members elected by AVIXA membership; and four members appointed by the Leadership Search Committee Chair. The LSC will make appointments and nominations and will make suggestions to committee chairs, the Board, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors for their use in recruiting committee members.

2022 Leadership Search Committee

Chair

Jon Sidwick
President 
Collabtech Group 

Committee Members

Samantha Phenix
CEO, Magwire
Founder, Phenix Consulting  

Cassie Berger
Regional Sales Manager
Shure Incorporated

Bill Fons
Executive Vice President
Pro-Motion Technology Group

Christian Orcin
Managing Director
d&b audiotechnik Spain, Portugal, & Italy

Althea Ricketts
Associate Vice President, Corporate Initiatives
Shure Incorporated 

Sharath Abraham, CTS
Digital Workplace Consultant, Northeast
Accenture

Martin Saul
CEO
ICAP Global

Cathryn Lai
Chief Commercial Officer 
OpenBet

Frank Pisano
VP of Sales, Americas 
BrightSign

Susana Alvarez
CEO
Newtech Solutions Multimedia SA



Finance Committee

The Finance Committee was established by AVIXA as a standing committee of the Board of Directors to monitor the finances of AVIXA.

The Finance Committee consists of the Leadership Search Committee Chair; the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Vice Chair and Secretary-Treasurer of AVIXA; up to three non-officer Board members appointed by the Board of Directors; and two AVIXA members who do not serve on the Board of Directors appointed by the Board of Directors. The Finance Committee is charged to present budgets for approval by the Board and monitor AVIXA’s finances and work with AVIXA staff and the auditors to plan, monitor, and report on any annual or special audits. The Finance Committee is chaired by AVIXA’s Secretary-Treasurer.

2022 Finance Committee

Chair

Cathryn Lai,
Chief Commercial Officer
OpenBet

Committee Members

Jon Sidwick,
President,
Collabtech Group

Martin Saul,
CEO,
ICAP Global

Samantha Phenix,
CEO,
Phenix Consulting

Brad Sousa,
Chief Technology Officer,
AVI Systems

Tobias Lang,
CEO,
Lang AG

Ben Martin,
Sr. Vice President, Sales and Strategy,
Legrand AV

Laura Watson,
Chief Financial Officer,
CCS Presentation Systems


AVIXA Foundation

The foundation is led by a board of directors composed of esteemed though leaders. It utilizes AVIXA's vast resources and help from industry volunteers to cultivate growth of AV skills training programs around the world.

2022 Board of Directors

President

 Cristiano Mazza,   CTS,
 Product Director,
 DISCABOS Group

Directors

Althea Ricketts
Associate Vice President, Corp. Initiatives
Shure Incorporated


Chris Fitzpatrick, PHR, SHRM-P,
Campus Relations Manager,
Crestron

Mradul Sharma
Managing Director,
3CDN Workplace Tech Pvt Ltd.

 

Jatan Shah
President & COO,
QSC, LLC

Jack Laidlaw
Program Leader,
Middlesbrough College

Virginia Wu
Sales & Marketing VP,
Aavara Innovation Corp.

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