John Campanella

John Campanella

VP of Engineering, PIVIUM, INC.
United States

John has over 43 years in the AV Industry spanning all disciplines of Design/Engineering/Consulting, Programming, Integration and Manufacturing. He is currently VP of Engineering at PIVIUM in Meridian, ID & Phoenix, AZ. He is also the CEO of i-Create, LLC a Digital Arts, AI, XR and asset company.

John has been involved in AV product manufacturing and integration at Blonder Tongue and Smith Meeker Engineering (1981-1986), Partner and head of AV Consulting/Design with Shen Milsom & Wilke (1987-1994), a Principal at Cerami Associates (1994-1996) starting their AV Consulting/Design division, a Founding Partner and CEO of MDCI (1996-2021) leading thousands of AV Design Engineering and Programming projects and a Founding Partner/CEO at I-Create (2021- present) IP intellectual properties, NFTs, video games. John was the Director of Engineering, CAD and Software Services for AVDG (2018-2021) whereas he helped and Directed the Engineering, Programming and CAD teams in the AVDG expansion in Los Angeles, Chicago, Tennessee and New Hampshire. 

John's historical project responsibility covers over 6000 completed projects spanning corporate, residential, education, government, and military environments to date. 

John is the co-author of the InfoComm CTS-D course developed in 1996 and the sole author of the 1st re-write/update in 2006 where he was awarded InfoComm Educator of the Year for 2006. 

John is a Masters Certified Crestron programmer having programmed Crestron systems since 1988 and was the very first third party programmer for Crestron. John is proficient in XCode, AutoCAD, Photoshop, DTools and many graphic development programs.

CTS-D, CTS, Crestron Silver Masters, MTA-R, MSA-R, DMC-D, DMC-E, DMC-T, CTI, CSS-D, CSS-T CLC-C Certified.


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