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

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 Cmte. Chair
Jon Sidwick
President
Collabtech Group
United Kingdom


Chair of the Board of Directors
Samantha Phenix
CEO, Magwire
Founder, Phenix Consulting
Ireland


Vice Chair

Martin Saul
CEO
ICAP Global
Argentina

Secretary-Treasurer
Cathryn Lai
Chief Commercial Officer
OpenBet
USA



Directors 

 


Michelle Grabel-Komari

Vice President of Sales
Full Compass Systems
USA


Mradul Sharma
Managing Director
3CDN Workplace Tech Pvt Ltd
India


Tze Tze Lam
Executive Director
Electro-Acoustics Systems Pte Ltd
Singapore


Tobias Lang
CEO
Lang AG
Germany


Alexandra Rosen
Senior Director, Venture Forward
GoDaddy
USA


Dena Lowery
COO
Opus Agency
USA


Jatan Shah
Chief Operating & Technology Officer
QSC
USA


Brad Sousa
Chief Technology Officer
AVI Systems
USA

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


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


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


Jon Sidwick
President
Collabtech Group


Samantha Phenix
CEO, Magwire
Founder, Phenix Consulting


Sharath Abraham, CTS
Digital Workplace Consultant, Northeast
Accenture


Cassie Berger
Regional Sales Manager
Shure Incorporated


Martin Saul

CEO
ICAP Global


Bill Fons
Executive Vice President
Pro-Motion Technology Group

Cathryn Lai
Chief Commercial Officer
OpenBet


Christian Orcin

Managing Director
d&b audiotechnik


Frank Pisano

VP of Sales, Americas
BrightSign


Althea Ricketts

Associate Vice President, Corporate Initiatives
Shure Incorporated


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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October
05
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