Monthly Archives: August 2017

Episode 46: Women in AV, A Young Woman in Tech and a WIN for the Industry



Join the Crew: Host Corey Moss and Iowa State U. student Taylor Meyer (who returned for this special appearance) as they welcome their guests:

Gina Sansivero – Director of Business Development Education at FSR Inc.

Marika Aquino – Managing Partner at Tier PM

Dayna Baumann – Customer Relationship Manager at Control Concepts

Corey talks with Gina, Marika, Dayna and Taylor about what’s going on in their tech and education worlds. He talks with Marika about Tier PM sponsoring the Women of InfoComm Network Breakfast at the show in June as well as the keynote presentation there. Then Gina and Dayna talk about their efforts with the WIN NYC region. Finally, all talk about those women in the AV industry who have been very influential for them.

Enjoy the show!


Episode 45: Welcome to the Pre-CEDIA Podcast Bash – Part 2



Join the Crew: Host Katye McGregor Bennett, Corey Moss and Christie Mitchell (her first show!) as they welcome their guests:

Dave Pedigo – Vice President, Emerging Techologies at CEDIA

Walt Zerbe – Senior Director of Technologies & Standards at CEDIA

Alex Capecelatro – CEO at Josh.ai

Tim Sinnaeve – Managing Director, Canada at Barco

Josh Christian –  Director of Certification at Home Technology Association (HTA)

Heather Sidorowicz – President/Owner at Southtown Audio Visual (@Tech_Chi)

Mike Maniscalco – Co-Founder at Ihiji

The Crew and their guests continue conversation about the industry trade show CEDIA coming up in September.


Episode 45: Welcome to the Pre-CEDIA Podcast Bash – Part 1



Join the Crew: Host Katye McGregor Bennett, Corey Moss and Christie Mitchell (her first show!) as they welcome their guests:

Dave Pedigo – Vice President, Emerging Techologies at CEDIA

Walt Zerbe – Senior Director of Technologies & Standards at CEDIA

Alex Capecelatro – CEO at Josh.ai

Tim Sinnaeve – Managing Director, Canada at Barco

Josh Christian –  Director of Certification at Home Technology Association (HTA)

Heather Sidorowicz – President/Owner at Southtown Audio Visual (@Tech_Chi)

Mike Maniscalco – Co-Founder at Ihiji

In Part One, the Crew and their guests talk about beers, and the industry trade show CEDIA coming in September.


Episode 44: Talking with Industry Experts about Marketing, Communications, PR, Publications and More



Join Host Corey Moss as he welcomes his guests:

Peter Herr – Senior Manager, Professional Systems Channel Marketing at Shure Incorporated

Alex Crabb – Vice President at Caster Communications 

Megan Dutta – Editor at Systems Contractor News (SCN)

A show with top marketers and communications people in the audio visual industry, this episode looks in depth at how the experts deliver the information to the integrators and consultants in the AV industry as well as the end user. Megan joined SCN as editor recently after being Marcomm Manager with Peerless-AV. Along with the title subjects, the show focuses closely on such topics as the case study, content and engagement, and social media. 


Episode 43: Meet the Marketers



Join the Crew host Corey Moss and Megan (Powers of Marketing) Powers as they welcome their guests:

Marina Gregory – VP of Marketing at New Era Technology

Jen Cole – Owner, Backspace Media & Pre-Event Community Manager at Social Media Examiner

Kari Embree –  Web and Social Media Consultant

Corey and Megan talk about ‘Making a Marketer’ – the new podcast on Convergent AV Radio – and introduce the guests (Jen is a co-host with Megan and Kari appeared as a guest on the show). After this, they talk with the guests about:

Messaging platforms
“Keeping the Social Love Flowing”
Thought leadership and strategies
Content and engagement
Typohunting
Writing and tools
Live video

Enjoy the show!


Episode 42: Enjoying an Exceptional Experience talking CEDIA, Tech and Beer



Join the Crew: Host Katye McGregor Bennett, Corey Moss and Ruben Romero as they welcome their guests:

Alan and Jonathan Brawn, Principals at Brawn Consulting
Robert Keeler – Vice President of Sales at Stewart Filmscreen
Joseph Kolchinsky – Founder, CEO at OneVision Resources

Katye hosts this one and talks with the guests about their companies, what’s happening in their tech world, as well as some discussion about CEDIA 2017. But first, beer talk with the Brawns as well as the Crew is in order. Joey abstained as he offered to be the designated podcaster, even though this one eventually drove itself.  Robert just decided to stay hydrated. Next time.

Katye begins talking with Rob about Stewart Filmscreen, their 70th anniversary, as well as what the company will be doing at CEDIA. After the Tier PM Hot Jobs, Katye talks with Joey about OneVision Resources and their focus as a service provider for residential integrators. Finally, a talk with the Brawns which also became an overall conversation of the exceptional experience, always big discussion in commercial and residential tech.

Sit back, plug in, grab the cold one of your choice and join us as we live…

The AV Life.