Professional Services Engineer, UCI Specialist, Q-Sys
Hope Roth has 15 years of experience in the Audio Visual industry, with extensive experience in the higher education, commercial, hospitality, and residential markets. She began her AV life as a technician, and now spends her days writing control code. Hope is a Professional Services Engineer at Q-SYS, focusing on User Interfaces and the User Experience. Hope uses her BS in Computer Science from Trinity College (Hartford) to write systems that are flexible, scalable, and able to interface with just about any piece of equipment. In 2017, Hope was a member of the inaugural class of AVIXA/IMCCA Emerging Technology Fellows. She presented on the future of controls systems programming. In 2016, Hope was the co-recipient of the AVIXA International Harald Thiel Volunteer of the Year Award for her work with the Women of Women’s Council CTS study group. Hope has also led InfoComm webinars and classes. In 2018, Hope received the Educator of the Year award from AVIXA. Hope holds many industry certifications, including (but not limited to) Q-SYS Level Two and a CTS. She is studying for her CTS-D in the 5 minutes of free time that she gets each year. Hope holds a relatively superfluous master’s degree in History from Tufts University. She wrote a thesis on Wendell Smith, Jackie Robinson, and the integration of Major League Baseball.