Savanyu brings a thorough understanding of the importance of hands-on education initiatives and consistent communications efforts
May 20, 2009, by PSW Staff
Audio-Technica (A-T) has announced that Steve Savanyu, A-T Director, Educational Services, has been awarded status as an Adjunct Faculty Instructor for InfoComm Academy.
InfoComm Academy is the educational body of InfoComm International.
Savanyu joined Audio-Technica in 2000 and, prior to his current positions, has held the titles of Market Manager, Installed Sound, Broadcast & Theater; and Marketing Manager, Training and Seminars.
He formerly owned and operated Stonewood Studios, an audio/video production company in Geneva, Illinois, and he is also involved with Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, teaching courses on audio production.
Building on the experience he gained in these capacities, Savanyu brings a thorough understanding of the importance of hands-on education initiatives and consistent communications efforts to his current roles at Audio-Technica and in his new capacity as Adjunct Faculty Instructor with the InfoComm Academy.
“The InfoComm Academy program is dedicated to teaching the A/V body of knowledge for the betterment of the audiovisual industry and its customers,” stated Melissa Taggart, InfoComm Senior Vice President for Certification, Education and Standards. “InfoComm looks for the best minds in A/V and business to present relevant coursework that provides practical knowledge to the industry that will keep them up-to-date on technology trends. Our knowledgeable faculty members are critical to the success of this program, and we are grateful for their participation.”
“We are very proud of Steve and what he continues to accomplish here at A-T,” stated Greg Pinto, Audio-Technica Vice President, Marketing. “Steve has the right knowledge and experience to be of great service to the A/V industry as a whole, so it is very fitting that he is named Adjunct Faculty Instructor for the InfoComm Academy. It is an honor that Audio-Technica can have a presence within this institution, and we look forward to Steve and A-T continuing to push the industry forward with such honors and initiatives.”