Director of Training and Technical Sales
Ken Eagle is the Director of Training and Technical Sales for Atlona Technologies and was the recipient of the 2012 Dealerscope 40 Under 40 Award as well as the recipient of the 2014 Technology Integrator Young Turks Award. As Director Ken is responsible for setting global direction in product and sales training as well as managing the day-to-day responsibilities of application engineering around sales opportunities. Ken has been in the Pro AV Industry for 15 years and has spent the past five years developing award wining National Training programs for prominent AV Manufacturers. Additionally Ken spent 5 years as the Owner/President of a successful Home Theater business and is actively involved as a CEDIA and InfoComm member. Ken is a CEDIA Registered Outreach Instructor (ROI), is an ISF certified video calibrator, serves CEDIA’s Legislative Network as the Georgia State Captain and is an active member of the CEDIA Nominating Working Group Committee. Ken holds a Bachelors degree in Management Information Systems from Oakland University in Rochester Michigan.
- Tel: 408.962.0515 x153
- Location: Atlanta
Erica Strickland Carroll
Field Trainer and eLearning Specialist
Erica Strickland is a Trainer and Sales Engineer for Atlona Technologies. She brings three years of experience prior to joining Atlona in technical training, system design and support. Prior to coming to Atlona, Erica worked for Digital Projection as an applications engineer specializing in system design, pre and post sale support. After learning from the best and being in that position for less than two years, she eagerly took over the Training Department, as Training Manager for the Americas. In this position Erica created and delivered training for company and industry events and provided dealers and integrators with product training and support. In her role as a Trainer and Sales Engineer for Atlona, Erica’s responsibilities will include developing and providing training for Atlona Academy, trade-shows and partner events as well as providing support to assist customers with AV product selection and system design solutions.
- Tel: 408.643.8733
- Location: Atlanta
Field Trainer and Technical Media Specialist
Leon has served as a Product Support Engineer with Atlona for over five years. In that time Leon has developed a deep understanding of the Atlona product line, which makes him a valuable asset as a Sales Support Engineer. As a member of Atlona’s technical sales support team, Leon uses detailed knowledge of Atlona products to design a wide variety of A/V connectivity solutions for all types of applications. Leon also helps develop the training programs, which keeps the Atlona Sales Team and their valued partners ahead of the learning curve.
- Tel: 408.962.0515 x116
- Location: San Jose
Field Trainer – EMEA
Stephan Vinke is the Field Trainer for EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Asia). In this role Stephan strengthens Atlona’s position in the EMEA connectivity business by supporting business development and administering the Atlona Academy Training program. Most recently Stephan worked as a product engineer for NEC Display Solutions in Europe. In prior years Stephan worked for Gefen Europe as the Product Manager where he created and conducted their training program. He is a 16 year veteran of the AV Industry, partly on the manufacturer’s side, partly on the systems integration side as a Systems Designer and Sales Engineer for Studio, Media Technology and Cinema. Stephan began his technical career in High-school with sound engineering and AV electronics and then studied Electro Technical Engineering. Stephan’s native language is German and he speaks english as well.
- Tel: 408-643-8722
- Location: Germany
AVoIP Sales Engineer
Seth Powell is an AVoIP Sales Engineer for Atlona. He previously was an Application Engineer at Extron Electronics for over four years. In his time with Extron, he focused on pre and post sales technical support as well as system designs for the commercial AV market. He also was responsible for training on Extron AVoIP solutions and audio products. Before Extron, Seth received his bachelor of science in electrical engineering at North Carolina State University.
- Location: Raleigh, NC