Monthly Archives: May 2019

Episode 16: InfoComm 2019 Discussion with Chris Merrick, Shure



Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guest:

Chris Merrick – Global Marketing Director – Integrated Systems at Shure Incorporated

In this pre-InfoComm discussion Chris talks about:

  • What the company will be bringing to InfoComm
  • What will be taking place at the booth – a “new experience” concept
  • Certain new and already existing products and solutions
  • Shure Audio Institute
  • You’ll see more exciting new products
  • Any special promotions?
  • Presentations, training and education sessions
  • Sponsoring Center Stage sessions for AVIXA with their products/solutions
  • Shure’s CEO Christine Schyvinck being the keynote speaker at the AVIXA Women’s Council Breakfast

Episode 15: AVIXA CTS Holder of The Year Award – A Discussion with Rob Ziv



Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guest:

Rob Ziv – Director of Business Development at Almo Pro A/V

Corey and Rob discuss the following:

  • His 6 1/2 years in Business Development with Almo Pro A/V, along with what it has meant to his personal growth in the industry
  • Being a CTS-I/CTS-D dual holder (he attained both in the same year) – what winning the CTS Holder of the Year Award means to him as well as for Almo Pro A/V
  • His accomplishments as an educator, including holding CTS prep classes at Almo Pro A/V
  • What he believes the moment will be like when he receives the award at InfoComm
  • What he says to those looking to become a dual CTS holder, as well as those looking to become a first-time CTS
  • His writing a current AVoIP series for Sound and Communications

(Note: See all of the AVIXA Award winners here).


Episode 14: Poly – The Power of Many, a Discussion with Amy Barzdukas



Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guest:

Amy Barzdukas – CMO & EVP at Poly

Corey and Amy discuss the following:

  • Poly launch day – March 18th, Day 1 at Enterprise Connect
  • Development of the re-brand, the power of many
  • The Poly logo, Plantronics and Polycom history
  • A statement by Poly President and CEO Joe Burton
  • Technology, IT, insights

Announcements from Enterprise Connect:

  • Poly Doubles Down on Native Microsoft Teams Experience With New CCX Business Media Phones
  • Poly Announces Integration of Amazon Chime and Alexa for Business With Polycom Trio and Amazon Alexa With Plantronics Voyager 4200 UC Headsets
  • Poly Announces Polycom VVX x50 OBi Edition as First Launch Partner Desktop Phones Certified for Google Voice for G Suite
  • Up to date happenings at Poly, partnerships
  • “Perils of the Open Office” video campaign
  • How the re-brand has set in with the company