Michael Diodato, CTS-D

Michael Diodato is General Manager for the New York office for AVI-SPL, the largest global integrator for audio video systems and services. Diodato joined AVI-SPL with more than 18 years experience in the audiovisual and construction technology industries. Diodato began his career in manufacturing before working as an audiovisual systems designer and integrator. He served as Director of Engineering at IT consulting firm, Walsh-Lowe, and was promoted to Associate of the firm. He subsequently joined IT consultants Business Technology Partners (BTP) as an equity partner. At BTP, Diodato began the AV and Security division and led the Networking and Infrastructure Group. He later assumed the role of COO. As EVP of Operations for Verrex, a NJ-based AV integrator, he sharpened the company’s focus on operational efficiency and provided strategic direction to Service, Project Management and Field Operations.  He has served on InfoComm’s Independent Consultants Council and Membership Committee and was one of a select group enlisted to critique InfoComm’s primary online courses that formed the basis of the organization’s education program.  During his career, he has written several articles, published in leading IT and AV industry magazines.