Jim Maltese, CTS-D, CTS-I, President, Audio Visual Resources, Inc.

James E. Maltese, CTS®-D, CTS-I, is President of Audio Visual Resources, Inc., of Williston Park, NY. He has received his MSME from Stanford University, and his BSME from the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). He has been in the AV industry for more than 12 years. He is an InfoComm University Faculty Member, and has instructed for several Institute for Professional Development (IPD) design courses at InfoComm trade shows.

His undergraduate education focused on management, manufacturing and presentations, while he pursued a more design-oriented program in his master's curriculum. He has worked his way through the ranks as an AV technician, assembling as well as installing. As Project Engineer (Project Manager/Engineer), he has led very successful and profitable projects in the high pressure, high profile financial markets, from design to integration to completion. Maltese has consistently managed his projects at a high level of efficiency, effectively completing his projects at a fraction of the estimated time.