Monthly Archives: June 2019

Episode 24: The AVIXA Women’s Council and Breakfast at InfoComm 2019



This episode is sponsored by TierPM

Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guests:

Christy Ricketts – VP of Operations & Marketing at Contemporary Research

Alexis La Broi – Systems Consultant at Avitecture

In this post-InfoComm discussion, Christy and Alexis talk with Corey about:

  • Their own InfoComm 2019 overviews
  • The AVIXA Women’s Council Breakfast
  • Christy and Alexis talk about their initial involvement with the 2019 Breakfast, along with the Council
  • Feedback from the 2018 event
  • Preparation for the 2019 event, goals and the desire for a keynote speaker
  • The pink sashes
  • Brandy Alvarado (Chairperson of the AVIXA Women’s Council) and her involvement with the Council and groups
  • Christy and Alexis’ involvement with their own groups
  • The keynote speaker at the Breakfast – Christine Schyvinck, CEO at Shure Incorporated
  • The Rose Shure story
  • Plans for next year?
  • Christy’s assessment of a turning point with this year’s Breakfast
  • Alexis’ closing statement, women & diversity

The AV Tech Trade Episode 23: InfoComm 2019 (Live) Discussion with Mary Stewart, Stewart Filmscreen



Join host Corey Moss and listen to a discussion with Mary Stewart, Owner of Stewart Filmscreen, at the end of Day Two at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, FL. Mary talks about the company and its history, their newly launched website, projection/screens and what integrators should know about working with the company.

This discussion was recorded on the same day as the AVIXA Women’s Breakfast, part of the theme here about women in the industry along with STEM.

There’s also a special conversation about Mary’s husband President and CEO Grant Stewart, well-known industry leader and innovator (who passed away in 2015) – and her becoming the owner of the company.


Episode 22: InfoComm 2019 Discussion with Jacob Marash, Stem Audio



Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guest:

Jacob Marash – CEO and Founder at Stem Audio

In this pre-InfoComm discussion Jacob talks about:

  • Stem Audio – company beginnings, and ecosystem solution specifics
  • Creating a certain buzz in the industry
  • What people will see at the InfoComm booth
  • Walkthrough of the platform, products
  • Stations – discussion about room design, customization, management and more
  • Some socializing with ice cream (and fun)

Episode 21: InfoComm 2019 Discussion with Kim Coblentz at ATEN Technology



Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guest:

Kim Coblentz – Midwest Pro A/V Field Engineer at ATEN Technology

In this pre-InfoComm discussion Kim talks about:

  • His background in Pro A/V integration
  • The company and its line of products
  • The company at InfoComm, the booth
  • Seminar and session: YT Liang – case study about sports bar video system networking, Kim – panel discussion “installers pain points in the AV world”
  • ATEN on social media

Episode 20: InfoComm 2019 Discussion with Bill Cherne, Sonic Foundry/Mediasite



Join host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guest:

Bill Cherne – Director of Field Engineering at Sonic Foundry Inc.

In this pre-InfoComm discussion Bill talks about:

  • The company’s technology that you’ll see at the show
  • Mediasite Join Lounge at InfoComm
  • Demonstrations and promotion – including Apple Watch raffle
  • Some swag talk
  • The Unified Communications trend and Mediasite Join