Accomplished and innovative professional with 20+ years in the entertainment and event industry, focusing on the seamless integration of advanced technology in lighting, audio, and multimedia. Proven ability in managing comprehensive technical and creative projects from conception to completion, aligning with specific aesthetic, design, and budgetary goals. Demonstrated leadership in executing projects involving specialized technical and logistical solutions, contributing to the creation of unique and remarkable effects and experiences. Excels in roles requiring a deep understanding of technological advancements and industry trends, aligning with organizational objectives.
- Extensive background in project management and fulfillment, from sale to completion, for event and entertainment technology projects.
- Expertise in LED, digital lighting, projection, special effects, and AV technology projects, ensuring innovative and advanced technological solutions.
- Proven ability in contributing to the growth and development of companies, aiding in transitioning from startup phases to multi-million dollar entities.
- Comprehensive technical knowledge, backed by certifications such as CTS, Crestron, Absen ACE, High End/Barco, enhancing the quality and reliability of project executions.
- Skilled in liaising between various stakeholders, including manufacturers, developers, and end-users, ensuring timely and efficient resolution to issues and continuous product development.
Wisdom Esoterica, Atlanta, GA (2013-2018) Owner/Creative Director
- Pioneered in developing high-tech lighting, audio, and multimedia projects, setting new standards in technological integration and creative presentation.
- Managed all aspects from marketing to project fulfillment, ensuring client satisfaction and project success.
ADJ Group/Freed Sales, Atlanta, GA (2011-2014) Regional Sales Manager (Southeast US)
- Oversaw the management and support of key accounts across four states, achieving exceptional sales results and high levels of client satisfaction.
Impact Lighting, Inc., Orlando, FL (2008-2011) Project Manager, Client Account Representative, Head of Entertainment Solutions Division
- Key contributor to the company's growth from a startup to a multi-million dollar entity.
- Led the Entertainment Solutions division, ensuring the successful execution of various projects and attainment of revenue objectives.
Nicolaudie America/Sunlite/Dmxsoft, Orlando, FL (2007-2010) Director of Sales and Marketing - North America
- Managed all aspects of marketing and sales, enhancing brand presence and revenue generation.
- Contributed to new product development by serving as a liaison between end-users and developers, ensuring products meet market needs and standards.
Solutions, LLC, Birmingham, AL (2002-2007) Owner/President
- Led a company providing unique and creative solutions for various event and entertainment challenges, including pioneering work with digital lighting and 3D projection mapping.
In-depth experience with design, installation, and troubleshooting of various electronic systems, specializing in integrated systems with a focus on lighting, video, audio, and multimedia. Proficient in working with notable products from major brands, ensuring adaptability and competency in various technical environments. Expertise in 3D video projection mapping, pixel mapping, integrated show control, and architectural lighting, supported by an extensive background in related software and hardware applications.
Education Rice University, Houston, Texas (1995-1999)
- Concentration in Electrical and Computer Engineering