RoomReady Hires Dave Hatz to Lead Its Technology Team
NORMAL, ILLINOIS – Feb. 5, 2021 – Meeting room technology provider RoomReady has named AV technology expert Dave Hatz as its new vice president of technology, effective February 3. Hatz will be responsible for continually improving the technology behind RoomReady’s AV products and services, overseeing integration services, platform management, IT and engineering.
Among his accomplishments and credentials, Hatz is a Crestron Diamond Master Programmer – the highest certification available from Creston – placing him among the top 20 Crestron developers worldwide, and an instructor at the annual Crestron Master’s event. He also holds the AMX Solutions Master designation – placing him among the top 25 developers worldwide. Hatz has the distinction of being the only person on both lists.
“Dave is an AV industry veteran who has a passion for learning, teaching, improving and simplifying processes across the AV community,” said Aaron McArdle, RoomReady CEO. “Now more than ever, it’s critical we’re designing meeting rooms built for the future of work, and Dave will help us meet that challenge.”
Hatz is certified in, and an AVIXA instructor for, CTS, CTS-D and CTS-I prep courses. Hatz also champions the implementation of IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and IT Service Management (ITSM) processes in the AV industry.
Hatz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and is pursuing a Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Francis. He was listed on the Commercial Integrator 40 Influencers Under 40: Class of 2016.
“I believe we can always find a way to make AV integration processes better. That’s why I’m excited to join the RoomReady team,” Hatz said. “We have a unique opportunity today to rethink the meeting room experience. I look forward to working with the team to ensure we’re developing rooms built for tomorrow’s demands – and achieving our goal of making meetings simple and productive.”
At RoomReady, our goal is to help you check meeting tech complexity at the door. Our innovations allow you to launch a meeting and connect colleagues across the room or around the world with a single touch. And our rapid-install teams ensure you get all of this in days, not weeks. The end result? Greater productivity, reduced costs, and a consistent user experience. If your rooms cause more frustration than collaboration, go with the team that’s committed to continually improving the meeting experience – one room at a time. RoomReady: We innovate. You collaborate. For more information, visit https://roomready.com/.