Audiovisual Experience Manager, Iowa State University
Mike Pedersen, CTS-D, CTS-I, has nearly 24 years of expereince in the Pro AV industry and was the 2018 AVIXA CTS Holder of the Year. Mike joined Iowa State University in 2018 as the Audiovisual Experience Manager. The Audiovisual Experience Team is responsible for AV consulting, installation, and repairs across the university. Mike previously worked for AV integrator Mechdyne Corporation for almost 19 years serving several roles including engineering manager, R&D, and pre-sales engineering. Mike is a regular contributor to Higher Ed AV Media, including his monthly column Integrator Insights and guest-hosting the Higher Ed AV Podcast. He has previously served as Chair of the Technology Managers Council and as a member of the Certification Steering Committee for AVIXA. Mike has also been active in HETMA and ETC. In Iowa, he is currently an appointee to the governor’s North Central Iowa Regional STEM Advisory Board.