Americas' Member Council

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Paul Stetchly“I would like to say thank you to the IABM and Americas committee members for allowing me to serve as their committee chair,” Said Paul Stechly. “Applied Electronics is a 60-year-old broadcast and media integration company owned throughout within the same family. As the company president, with 35 years in the industry, I have had the privilege of maintaining business relationships with a large spectrum of the IABM membership. In a time of rapidly changing technology and consolidation on the client side of the media industry, the challenges are significant. My hope is to harness the collective expertise of the committee to initiate and complete meaningful initiatives that will benefit the IABM membership.”

Paul Stechly, Principal & President, Applied Electronics and Chair of IABM Americas Members’ Council

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Americas’ Member Council

Paul Stechly – Chair

Principal & President, Applied Electronics

Paul Stechly is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and completed post graduate work at the University of Western Ontario.  Pau...


Thomas Tang

President – Apantac

In 2008 Thomas started Apantac as a consulting firm, and by late 2008 was building products in his home basement. By April of 2009 A...


John Miller

SVP of Sales and Marketing, BeBop Technology

John Miller is a well-known industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in broadcast, media and entertainment. He current...


Shawn Maynard

Senior Vice President and General Manager , Florical Systems

Shawn joined Florical Systems in 2006 as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Florical Systems has been a leader in television...


Keith Adams

Marketing Communications Manager, GatesAir

Keith Adams serves as Marketing Communications Manager for GatesAir, responsible for strategy and deployment of the company's global...


Sean Moran

COO Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, LTD

Mr. Sean Moran is the COO of Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. and Vice President of Sales for Broadcast & Professional pro...


Brick Eksten

CTO, Imagine Communications

As CTO for Imagine Communications, Brick oversees strategy and next generation technology. Prior to joining Imagine Communications h...


Dan Montgomery

President, Imagine Products Inc

Dan Montgomery founded Imagine Products, Inc. in 1991 with the concept of applying software to video production workflow.   ...


Ian Sharpe


Formerly led Twitch/Amazon competitor Azubu as CEO. Twenty years’ experience building teams and businesses at the forefront of enter...


Ted Korte

CEO – Qligent

Ted joined Qligent in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer. Shortly after the spinout and legal formation of Qligent Inc, Ted was brought...


Joe Commare

Marketing Manager – Riedel

Before joining Riedel Joe served as an Account Director for Wall Street Communications, a global marketing and PR firm that caters e...