Advisory Board

Carol Campbell
Carol Campbell

For 26 years Carol Campbell has been a driving force in the consumer electronics industry. A well recognized and respected expert in advancing the art of home theater interiors and marketing technical products and luxury goods to women, Ms. Campbell utilizes her considerable experience and industry expertise as VP—Account Executive/Brand Director at NAPCO Media that includes Technology Integrator and many industry custom publications. She is also the founder of Women in Consumer Technology... Read More

Bonnie Schnitta
Bonnie Schnitta

Dr. Bonnie Schnitta has used her degrees in Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, and Signal Processing to pioneer vast improvements in residential and commercial acoustics. Since 1981 she has worked to combine her experience in acoustical engineering, academic research in signal processing (inclusive of active noise cancellation), and patented concepts to create a unique design-build acoustical engineering firm, SoundSense, LLC. Additionally, Dr. Schnitta has researched and patented a line of... Read More

Bonnie Perella
Bonnie Perella

If Bonnie had been told she would be involved in Consumer Electronics in her college years she would have laughed, made a face or both. She was in the midst of her studies as a psychology major when her priorities changed. What she did not know at the time was she liked making and better yet spending money! The summer job she got by walking into a business to meet a friend for lunch and answering an annoying ringing phone was going to turn into a 30 + year career. She started in the electronics... Read More

Deena Ghazarian
Deena Ghazarian

Deena Ghazarian is a dynamic, entrepreneurial global sales executive with a 20-year record of achievement and demonstrated success driving multi-million dollar sales growth while providing award-winning sales leadership. She is an expert in the global consumer electronics sales model, with vast knowledge of the channel marketplace. Tenacious in building new business and powerful partners, Deena drives the rapid growth of large-volume, high-profit geographic regions and accounts. She builds and... Read More

Helen Heneveld
Helen Heneveld

Heneveld is a well-respected and recognized industry expert who speaks and consults worldwide in the converging home systems industry. Her early entry in the 1980’s into the home automation business with a successful installation company and her years in industry training have given her the knowledge and experience to succeed. Passionate about the industry, Heneveld founded Bedrock Learning, Inc. to serve the fast growing industry with effective, convenient and affordable educational... Read More

HOLLY SALK
HOLLY SALK

Fearful of being a lifetime dog-walker, took a chance on becoming an adventurous marketing professional. This chance has paid off working in the Consumer Electronic industry with a focus on consumer/retail marketing. With over 15 years experience and launching 2 new subscription/hardware services to the retail marketplace, I continue to be motivated, intrigued with new technologies and excited to bring them to market.... Read More

Jayme Schwartz
Jayme Schwartz

Jayme Schwartz is the co-founder of social4media, a company born from the belief that brand awareness and loyalty are a unique collaboration of social media and creative public relations. Nimble and dependable, social4media is an extension of the client's marketing team, fluttering to where conversations are happening about the brand and engaging future customers, using new means of media every step of the way. Enthusiastic even before her coffee in the morning, she's consistently attentive and... Read More

Jeannette Howe
Jeannette Howe

Jeannette Howe is proud to be the Director of Membership for buying group BrandSource. BrandSource caters to independent appliance, furniture, mattress and electronics retailers. With over 4500 dealer members and $14+ billion in buying power, AVB [the parent organization] is America’s biggest, best-in-class, non-profit, buying group cooperative. Before joining BrandSource, Howe was VP of BizDev for marketing platform Revenew, managing the CE vertical. For 8 years, Ms. Howe was the founder... Read More

Jennifer Carey
Jennifer Carey

Jennifer Carey is Senior Documentation Project Coordinator for Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc in Irvine, California. However, most of her technical experience has been within the Consumer Electronic Industry as a technical writer, control systems manager, and a corporate trainer for AudioVisions, a subsidary of Best Buy, Inc. Jennifer is a strategic leader, building cross-functional teams and projects, and she easily transitions between the roles of leader and team member. In... Read More

Kimberly Fabiano
Kimberly Fabiano

Diligent, passionate and energetic, Kim is a master at getting things done. When it comes to clients, their needs come first and no task is too challenging or too trivial. She’s a social butterfly, both personally and professionally, that takes social media marketing and public relations very seriously. She's a devoted fan of green living, red wine, black nail polish and purses of many colors – but if you really want to see fervor, ask her about Philly sports or her fluffy Maltese, Bella.... Read More

Laura Hockstra
Laura Hockstra

Laura, in her third year with CEDIA, leads the membership retention and governance department. She has worked in the member association management field for over 14 years and is a professional member of the America Society of Association Executives. She previously worked for Alpha Sigma Alpha National Sorority and Kiwanis International, developing and managing leadership development programs and membership recruitment and retention initiatives. In additional she worked in higher education as a... Read More

Michelle Lueck
Michelle Lueck

Michelle Lueck has been a leader in the CE industry for over 13 years. In her current role, she is Director of Strategic Accounts for The Retail Outsource, a provider of retail support programs for leading brands and retailers in CE and Wireless. Michelle started her professional career as an Elementary School Teacher, a job that has taught her lessons she’s used daily in working in the CE industry, including PATIENCE and PERSISTENCE. Michelle got into the CE industry while looking for a... Read More

MICHELLE TROUPE
MICHELLE TROUPE

Michelle Troupe has been at Definitive Audio since 1994. Originally hired in the accounting department, Troupe has been the company’s buyer for over 15 years. She relishes in the daily challenges of working for a mid-sized company — juggling all aspects of procurement, marketing, inventory, and events. Troupe specifically enjoys working for Mark Ormiston and Craig Abplanalp, who have placed a great deal of faith in her by granting her the autonomy throughout her career that has allowed her... Read More

Petro Shimonishi
Petro Shimonishi

Petro Shimonishi is currently the Director of Marketing for Home Audio at Xperi Corporation. Shimonishi earned her MBA at Thunderbird, The Garvin School of International Management in Arizona, speaks fluent Japanese, and has an extensive background in consumer and commercial electronics. Prior to joining Xperi, Shimonishi was Director of Brand Management for Tempur Sealy, Global Business Team Leader for Headphones at D&M Group, and has held several executive level positions in audio at... Read More

Tricia Nystrom
Tricia Nystrom

22 years retail experience, including various positions at Target, Marshall Field's, Macy's, & Best Buy.... Read More

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