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Dave Hewson

Memberships:

  • Synergetic Audio Concepts
  • InfoComm International

Positions:

  • 2006 - Present Consultant - Systems designer, video and control systems specialist.
  • 2003 - 2006 Systems Design and Integration Division of AVW-TELAV, Vancouver, BC - Integrator-Programmer - A/V Systems design, installation, and programming.
  • 1994 - 2003 Electronic Arts (Canada), Burnaby, BC - Senior Systems Technician/Technologist - Responsible for A/V systems, videoconferencing, and telecommunications for the Vancouver Lower Mainland facilities.
  • 1991 - 1994 Electronic Arts (Canada), Burnaby, BC - Systems Technician - Lead Technician for desktop support and network administration.
  • 1985 - 1991 Beach Computer Group - Senior Systems Technician - Networked CAD systems, assembly, installation, and support.

Experience:

2006 to Present

Dave joined the McSquared Group in June. His first major project contribution was creating the touch panel control code to be used as a template for touch panel and control design for the integrated videoconferencing systems in a distributed learning project for UBC. Dave's extensive experience in support and operation of A/V installations allow him to provide clients with completed systems that meet their needs and expectations.

2003 to 2006

Dave moves from the client to the installation side of the A/V industry, joining a Vancouver A/V integration company designing, programming, and installing large corporate and high-end residential A/V systems. His designs and system modifications add reliability and ease of use to critical applications.

1994 to 2003

The videoconferencing and A/V boardrooms at Electronic Arts (Canada) were taken on by Dave, and when the new facilities at Discovery Park were built in 1999, over $1.5M of new systems were installed, Dave worked in the design phase to ensure the needs of the company were met. Dave was responsible for the maintenance of the theatre and A/V rooms, as well all telecommunications needs for EAC. He was part of the EA world-wide videoconferencing project, where he designed the touch panels and system controls that were rolled to at EA's head office in California, the United, Kingdom, and others.

1985 to 1993

Dave started in the IT industry, building PC systems and networks. Moving to EA, he set up administrated the internal IT support helpdesk, networks, and email system.

Relevant Education:

  • 2006 - Sound Reinforcement for Technicians, Synergetic Audio Concepts
  • 2006 - Sound Reinforcement for Operators, Synergetic Audio Concepts
  • 2006 - AutoCAD 1, British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • 2006 - Advanced School of AV Technologies, Extron Electronics
  • 2005 - Intermediate Crestron Programming, Crestron, Toronto, ON
  • 2005 - Installation School Level 1: Installation Technician, InfoComm International
  • 2005 - Essentials of Crestron Programming, Crestron, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 2004 - Certified Technology Specialist, InfoComm International
  • 2004 - Tandberg Videoconferencing Certification, Tandberg
  • 1985 - Business Management, Computer Systems Diploma, Capilano College, North Vancouver BC

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