Damian has over 20 years of international audio visual integration, visual collaboration and unified communications experience. He has been with ELB for over 15 years, working initially in Sydney, Australia and most recently leading and managing the company’s U.S. expansion. His past experience also includes over 8 years in a variety of training, product management, and strategy roles with SMART Technologies in Canada. Through these experiences, Damian has amassed a deep understanding and awareness of a wide range of technologies, including how they can improve or enhance everyday outcomes. Today, he is a sought-out and respected industry leader. An alumnus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Damian is passionate about technology and ELB’s role as an innovator within the industry. He understands that customers are the core of ELB’s business and acknowledges this by setting and supporting a customer-centric culture within his team. This culture thrives on excellent client service, efficient solutions delivery and provision of ongoing customer care.
Vice President, Enterprise Sales
An industry expert in collaboration technology, Ari has enjoyed great success helping companies evaluate and implement enterprise-wide collaboration solutions. With over 8 years’ experience in the video conferencing, unified communications, and interactive whiteboard market, he leverages technical knowledge to identify and meet client needs. Ari has extensive experience supporting the collaboration needs of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. He has a certification in Lync Room System sales enabling him to work with his clients to bring the Microsoft Lync user experience into the conference room. Partnering with clients as a trusted resource is Ari's main goal. As the National Enterprise Vice President, Ari leads all of the business development and sales teams, fostering a culture of customer service excellence and superior solution delivery.
Vice President, Product and Services
Jeff has been specializing in interactive technology for over 15 years and has been with ELB since April 2006. For nine of those years he worked in Australia in a variety of technology training and product management roles. Now based in California, Jeff is responsible for the strategic direction of our Prowise, NorvaNivel, Haskell and Nureva business. As a specialist in interactive technologies, he understands the importance of professional development as a key component of a successful implementation. Prior to ELB, Jeff lived in Canada where he was a Training Team Lead for SMART Technologies where he spent much of his time working and interacting with educators across the United States to improve teaching and learning through the use of interactive technology. Jeff has a BSc in Business Operations from DeVry University in Phoenix, AZ.
Stuart Clem, CTS
Vice President, Engineering and Design
With over 18 years’ experience in the audio visual industry as an AV Support Specialist and Systems Integrator, Stuart has developed a deep understanding of audio visual systems and how to apply them to a broad spectrum of users. Certified in Biamp Audia, Jupiter FusionCatalyst, and Extron Emerging Technologies, Stuart also has experience with AutoCAD, construction documentation, and project management. With a large portfolio of both design-build and spec-build projects to his credit, Stuart brings a broad knowledge and expert skill set to ELB projects. His knowledge and understanding of current and emerging technologies, as well as his passion and creativity for delivering the very best solutions to meet customer needs is truly exemplary. As the National Engineering and Design Vice President, Stuart oversees all engineering, design, and documentation functions at ELB.
Jennifer O'Malley, CTS, PMP
Vice President, Implementation (Project Management)
Jennifer has over 15 years of project management and general management experience and has worked in the audio visual industry for 9 years. She holds the PMP (Project Management Professional) and CTS (Certified Technology Specialist) certifications from the Project Management Institute and InfoComm, respectively. Prior to the audio visual industry, Jennifer was a Project Manager in the global petrochemical, aerospace, and financial services industries, managing multi-million dollar projects from start to finish, engaging and communicating with all levels of stakeholders. As ELB's Implementation Vice President, Jennifer oversees all aspects of audio visual and unified communications systems integration projects. This includes managing and mentoring project managers to ensure timely and successful delivery of all projects within the pre-determined budget.
Vice President, Marketing, Communications and People Services
Allison has over 10 years of marketing and communications experience, along with 9 years strategy and operations consulting experience. She has worked for companies in Canada, the United States and Australia, and has provided advisory services to such leading organizations as Coca-Cola, ConAgra Foods, Devon Energy, EDS, Merck & Co., Citibank, and Bain Capital. Allison’s marketing and communications background includes roles with Imperial Oil (Esso), SMART Technologies, and with ELB in both Australia and the United States. As ELB's Marketing, Communications and People Services Vice President, Allison leads and manages all of ELB's global marketing efforts and supports the strategic and operational planning activities of the company.
Vice President, Education Sales
Andrew Byer has been working in K-12 education for twenty years. Andy joined ELB Global in 2019 as Vice President, Education Sales. Prior to joining ELB, Andy served as the Head of Solution Sales and Regional Vice President for Promethean, a global education company that improves learning productivity by developing and implementing interactive learning environments. Andy launched two technology start-ups, and was key in acquiring Software Technology, Inc. (Chalkable), a K-12 Student Information System software company, where he spent 13 years and served as the Executive Vice President and VP Sales and Business Development. Prior to joining STI, Andrew was the Vice President of Business Development, Sales and Marketing for TriVision Technologies. Before joining TriVision, he served as the CEO and President of eGreatCause.com, an online fundraising company serving more than 2,500 schools nationwide. Andy is dedicated to partnering with educators to ensure technology and learning environments enhance student engagement and achievement. Andy earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Marketing from California State University, Northridge.