Alex keeps our engineers and our clients up-to-date with the latest technology. His research enables TEECOM to keep clients informed about how technology is expected to evolve over the life of a project. As the head of TEECOM's software development team, TEECOMlabs, Alex is constantly working on new ways for software to improve the built environment.
Ben's passion is engineering creative ways to integrate AV systems into facilities’ common networks to keep them as technologically green as possible. He especially enjoys finding solutions for educational environments. An outstanding communicator, Ben intuits his clients’ needs and helps them define, design, and realize their audiovisual visions, from simple to complex.
Blair’s passion is leveraging new technology, the network, and the built environment to innovate transformative spaces encompassing museum exhibit galleries, new corporate workspaces, and first-of-their-kind theatres and planetariums. Speaking many project languages, from architecture to museums, Blair quickly adapts to his clients’ needs and is eager to leave his mark on the world with each revolutionary public, research, and corporate space he envisions.
Bob is TEECOM's expert in designing optimal Wi-Fi connectivity. His understanding of network standards, access point mapping, and range enables him to help clients build robust network infrastructures. Bob has also built a personal network of industry partners who respect his opinions and appreciate the value he brings to each project.
Whether she is managing a project pursuit or designing website graphics, Brooke is an expert in of all facets of marketing. She also makes time to give back to the community leading TEECOM’s giving back program, TEECOMcares, and is a committee participant for the Society of Marketers for Professional Services (SMPS) San Francisco Bay Area Chapter.
Christina's focused leadership of TEECOM’s internal wellness, client appreciation, and social programs keeps us healthy, grateful, and connected. She plans the firm’s annual Wellness Fair and TEECOMfit challenges, as well as our monthly all-hands meetings, TEEm lunches and happy hours. And, as our TEEm continues to grow, she keeps us on track by assisting with facilities planning and administrative strategy.
Believing that people are the key to a successful services business, David began early in his career surrounding himself with the best people, treating them like family, and giving them the tools necessary to do outstanding work for the firm’s clients. His clear-eyed vision for TEECOM has turned it into the largest integrated technology engineering firm of its kind, with a portfolio of clients who demand the most innovative solutions.
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TEECOM first sparked Eli’s interest after she discovered us on an iOS podcast called Core Intuition. The rest is history. Eli is now a Software Developer and creates Apps for Buildings at TEECOMlabs. When she builds an app, Eli likes to focus on the design aspect to create an ideal user experience. She wants it to be easy and fun to use and look attractive and inviting.
Educated in architecture, Emilio is fascinated by how designers of all types visualize their work. This can be especially tricky with technology engineering, since systems are often designed to be invisible. Emilio's life calling is to bridge the gap between idea and reality by creating drawings, renderings, and models that help clients and design teams picture how technology and architecture integrate. Along the way, he aims to help establish design principles that elevate both professions.
An engineer was born when Gil’s grandfather gave him an electronics kit and a set of precision tools for his 10th birthday. Also influenced by his engineer father, Gil quickly discovered how things work and how to modify them to fit a specific purpose, sometimes even one unintended by the original design. That early-acquired mindset, paired with instinctual imagination and formal schooling, armed Gil with the tools he uses in his career and daily work at TEECOM.
Jake is TEECOM’s R&D Hardware Engineer. Given a concept, he steps back to analyze how everything works, and then dives in to explore how he can elevate the user experience. With the research team’s goal to innovate the next era of interfacing with buildings, Jake’s objective is to identify problems before they exist in order to design solutions for the future.
Jeff puts his decades of experience across all physical security disciplines to work creating systems that will last for the lifespan of his clients’ buildings. He started his career as a technician doing field implementation, a perspective that informs his approach to usability and efficiency. Jeff oversees the entire security department at TEECOM and ensures that the security component of all projects is integrated within the overall technology system.
As an AV Design Engineer at TEECOM, Josh focuses on education and the global view of all technology integrating together. Josh’s diverse AV background allows him to understand the perspective of the end user, manufacturer, integrator, and each party involved in a project. This well-rounded knowledge enables Josh to be an effective consultant, serve as Editor-in-Chief for AVNation, and develop into a leader within the AV industry.
Our vast processes can be a challenge for new engineers when they join the TEEm. Kenneth’s goal is to streamline and distribute them to enable TEECOM to operate at peak efficiency. Kenneth fine-tunes the TEECOM work processes by disseminating knowledge, adopting new tools and templates, and improving the work environment.
Larry provides leadership and guidance to the entire TEEm, overseeing the Engineering Department. His knowledge of the facility construction process enables him to understand our clients and create innovative solutions that best fit their needs. It’s no wonder our clients rave about his “attention to detail,” how he “asks the right questions,” and has a “genuine willingness to do whatever it takes!”
As an audiovisual design engineer and project manager at TEECOM, Luke strives to improve his corporate clients’ lives. The user experience is his primary focus. So often, complicated or improperly installed AV is a pain point for clients. Luke designs AV so the technology is seamless to workflow and enjoyable to use. He believes that clients should be able to interact with the technology in their spaces intuitively.
Among Mark's many professional assets, project experience stands out. From large to small, classic to unique, Mark has helped numerous projects succeed. His many repeat clients attest to the wisdom of Mark's philosophy that it’s good business to develop strong relationships and understand a client’s unique needs in order to translate their technology visions into reality. As Principal, Vice President, Mark serves multiple roles from managing delivery of our professional services, to engineering design, to developing internal processes such as quality control.
Mike wears many hats at TEECOM’s Dallas office, including those of business development, Principal Consultant, and Project Manager at Parkland Hospital, the largest healthcare construction project in the United States. No matter the role, Mike ensures that every project he manages is on time and exceeds client expectations. His extensive design management experience makes Mike a great fit for the unique needs served by the TEECOM Dallas office.
As TEECOM's Experience Director, Nicole sets strategy for the firm's hiring, marketing, and internal continuing education efforts. Her focus on the employee and client journey enables TEECOM to continue to evolve toward true innovation.
As lead Project Manager on some of TEECOM's most complex projects, Rob brings a remarkable blend of people skills and technical skills to his work. He is both big-picture and detail oriented in his quest to provide the most enjoyable experience for users of technology in the built environment.
Growing up, Scott admired his father’s profession as an architect and made it a life goal to work in the AEC industry. He's found his niche as an audiovisual designer at TEECOM. Scott feels empowered by his ability have a direct, innovative impact on the designs of projects in the public, higher education, transportation, and workplace sectors. He believes audiovisual systems should be a seamless art form and strives to ensure they are an integral part of the architecture vision and design.
Having started his telecommunications career literally “in the pits pulling cables,” Shaun brings a hands-on insight into constructability to his current role in client relationships, design and project management. He gets satisfaction out of seeing the process through from inception to delivery, from initial conversation to client hand-off. Engineering isn’t just about the technical aspect for Shaun; it’s about the interaction with people and how this creates a creative platform for success.
At TEECOMlabs, it’s our mission to provide clarity around how emerging technology affects the built environment and the people who use it. We test products by putting them into real-world simulations, we push the limits of systems compatibility, we prototype our own hardware and software, and we provide consulting and thought leadership.
As a software developer on the TEECOM Research and Development TEEm, Tommy creates apps for buildings. Seeing a product grow from the ground up is what he enjoys most about programming. The skill combines language and technology, two of Tommy’s main interests. Tommy has always had an affinity for knowing how things work. To this day, he challenges himself to take apart electronics and put them back together again.
As Associate Principal TEECOM, Tristen brings an extensive background of acoustics projects to the TEEm. She has worked on numerous residential, corporate, auditorium, parks, and outdoor spaces—with each one creating unique challenges and different design goals for her to solve. Tristen is constantly searching for her clients’ perfect acoustical solutions so that the final result of each project is the sound of a perfectly balanced, functional, and inviting space.