Date: 11/17/2020


AVIXA presented this DSO session on how digital signage and IP video improve corporate communications.

Owen Ellis (DSO), Colin Farquhar (Exterity), Nils Boelset (DNB North America), Adam Wilson (Aura Futures), and DSO board member Leif Liljebrunn explored how digital signage can help create a safer workspace during the pandemic and beyond.


Owen Ellis 250w  Host: Owen Ellis
Owen’s career in AV started in 1984 and he has worked in a variety of roles from live events through project delivery at systems integrators that include Metro Group & Electrosonic. He also served for 17 years as a corporate enterprise end user in the Multimedia team at Morgan Stanley Investment Bank. 
Owen has been Chairman of the AV User Group since 2010 and Vice President and Board member of the DSO since 2018. 
Colin Farquhar  Colin Farquhar

Widely regarded as one of the leading authorities in enterprise scale IP video, Colin’s leadership is crucial to Exterity maintaining its position as the recognised leader in enterprise IPTV solutions. With more than 25 years at the forefront of the ongoing convergence of AV and IT, Colin has unrivalled experience across software engineering, technical and commercial product management, marketing and sales. 

Leif Liljebrunn

Leif Liljebrunn
Leif has worked to build businesses in a variety of industries for many years ranging from software companies to the furniture industry, both as an employee and as owner of the companies. His roles have varied but mainly focus on Sales & Marketing although he has served as Vice President and CEO in listed and privately owned companies. He has always been committed to the challenges he’s faced, and his goal is to professionalize the industry.

Nils Boelset

Nils Boelset
Head of Project Management, DNB North America, with over 20 years of experience within the Financial Services Industry. In light of the rapid development within Fin- and RegTech and use of technology in general, Nils is deeply engaged in discussions of what the future holds for traditional banking business models and workspace strategies. Nils is also currently managing the design and build of DNB's new workspace at Hudson Yards, New York .
Nils has in the past managed several critical functions at DNB Americas including Risk and Compliance, Legal, Audit, HR and Administration. Previous experience also from Deloitte Consulting, designing and implementing business solutions to restructure financial functions and operations for leading financial institutions, reducing costs, generating revenue growth opportunities, and improving efficiency and overall performance. Developed e-Commerce strategies and business models for diverse financial institutions.

Adam Wilson

Adam Wilson
Chief Sales Officer – Aura Futures
Adam was a Co-Founder of digital media and visual communication specialist Intevi LTD in 2010. 10 years of rapid and consistent high growth resulted in the business being acquired and re-forming as Aura , a technology solutions specialist. Having spent 20 years in the IT and audio visual arena, Adam has in depth knowledge in corporate technology solutions and has previous experience of global corporate communications projects. His mentality is of a consultative sale and ensuring any technology solutions deployed have a clear and defined return on investment to drive and ensure project success.

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