The 2013 Young Turks of CE, Part 3January 23, 2013
Blazing trails in all facets of our industry's businesses, these rising professionals share the passion, drive anddistinction of Young Turks. Enjoy learning more about them all this week, in no particular order.
Executive Vice President, SIM2 USA
With over 20 years of experience in tech marketing and sales as senior strategist, Alberto joined SIM2 in 2007. His direct experience with the CEDIA Channel as a dealer made him an immediate critical asset and key brand awareness came from his work securing endorsements by renowned Hollywood directors. A leader and true team player, he is the Ambassador for SIM2 USA, traveling constantly to remain active and visible in the field, serving as the spokesperson in the media, and establishing key partnerships such as the HES connection.
Director of Sales, Atlantic Integrated, LLC
Michael focuses on new business development, sales management & product specification for Atlantic Integrated a manufacturers representative firm serving the metro NYC market, specializing in sophisticated systems based technology products. Prior to this Michael spent four years at Lutron Electronics where he developed Lutron's AV distribution business east of the Mississippi River. Michael actively participates in the Independent Professional Representative Organization (IPRO) and is a member of the New Leaders Group.
Regional Sales Manager, Control4
Parker has a hand in everything from installation, design, programming, sales, project management, product development, training and technical support - even reception. Parker's role has evolved tremendously from first answering phones for a custom install group, and with 2 brothers also in the industry, you can say talent runs in the family. After 18 years, Parker admits the best part of being in the industry has been the great friendships built with so many of you!
Director of Customer Experience, World Wide Stereo
Emily has increased customer loyalty and sell thru significantly. Specifically sales have increased 135% since 2011. 99.9% of customer service issues are now resolved. Emily helps to conceptualize, develop, research and identify new tools, methodologies and best practices within the arena of customer experience to achieve opportunities, which enhance existing knowledge and techniques including the recently launched www.headphoneauthority. She has also developed processes that quickly and accurately validate the customer and ensure timely follow up and customer solutions.