Chris Neto and Doug Dillman join Starin team
Starin, specializing in the market development of digital communication solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of two key personnel enhancing their overall ability to provide even more AV solutions, Christopher Neto, CTS, and Doug Dillman, CTS-D, CTS-I.
Chris Neto has joined the Starin team as the Market Development Manager overseeing the Engagement and Experience programs offered by Starin. Neto will be expanding Starin’s overall social engagement and experience programs for their brands bringing his expertise to new initiatives.
Neto has over 20 years of experience in the Pro AV industry. Since 2011, Neto is noted for his social media presence elevating the profile of the industry and achieving global recognition for his efforts. His unique combination of technical expertise and marketing activity have included creating the Sunday morning industry chat forum #AVintheAM, which brings millions of impressions and hot topics of discussion to the table each Sunday morning. He has also provided on-site AVMag awards commentary, co-hosted AV Smackdown on YouTube and has been a guest moderator and panelist at many industry events.
“Starin is excited to continue building on our platform of social and experience initiatives, Chris’s expertise will only enhance and enable our efforts to move forward faster with both talent and innovation,” explained Starin’s Executive Vice-President of Strategy and Execution, Bobby Swartz.
Starin is also pleased to name Doug Dillman, CTS-D, CTS-I, as the new Technical Experience Project Manager. Doug comes to Starin with over 30 years of Pro AV experience including 12 years as an AV Consultant. He will be growing our Technical Experience team with his design and consulting expertise. “Doug brings a unique set of experience to our team which will enable us to provide more design assistance and oversight to key partners and projects, as an expanded service offering,” explained Bill Mullin, President, Starin.
Tim Albright is the founder of AVNation and is the driving force behind the AVNation network. He carries the InfoComm CTS, a B.S. from Greenville College and is pursuing an M.S. in Mass Communications from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. When not steering the AVNation ship, Tim has spent his career designing systems for churches both large and small, Fortune 500 companies, and education facilities.