About

Avshout.com is an independent technology Website & Blog covering the audiovisual industry technology, trends, news, views and career information.

AVShout.com was founded by audiovisual professional Christopher Neto. Chris is an experienced audiovisual technology specialist, with over 15 years experience in Audiovisual and videoconferencing. He is an active member in Infocomm , the Audiovisual Industry Association. He serves as part of the Membership Committee and is the committee representative to both the  Technology Managers Council and the Independent Programmers Council.  Chris holds numerous certifications in both the Audiovisual and IT industry such as Certified Technology Specialist (CTS), Digital Media Certified Designer (DMC-D), Certified TelePresence™ Product Expert (TPE), Certified Extron Audio Visual Associate (EAVA) and is he has achieved a Six Sigma Yellow Belt (SSYB).

Chris has held various roles throughout his career from Videoconferencing Technician, Accounts Manager, Project Manager, Onsite Technology Manager and design Consultant. He has designed, installed and project managed AV & videoconferencing installations for fortune 500 companies all over the world. He has recently specialized in the design, implementation and standardization of Audiovisual systems for some of the pharmaceutical industry’s largest and most successful companies.

Chris is part of the AV Helpdesk Inc. (AVH) Design and Engineering team. AVH is an audiovisual consulting firm and technical services provider specializing in the design and implementation of integrated audiovisual systems for corporate clients. Chris is responsible for the growth and development of the AVH New York City office. In addition to his involvement with Infocomm and his responsibilities with AV Helpdesk Chris is also a writer and frequent Blog contributor to various AV industry web sites, magazines and podcasts.

Chris was  awarded the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) 2012 Movers & Shakers Award. The award recognizes individuals who have had a significant influence on the industry over the past year. He recently was selected as a 2013 recipient of the Randy Vaughan Business & Leadership Conference Award presented by NSCA. The award is presented to eligible first-time NSCA Business & Leadership Conference Attendees.