Alan C. Brawn, CTS, ISF, ISF-C, DSCE, DSDE, DSNE, DCME
Alan C. Brawn is a principal of Brawn Consulting, an audio visual and digital signage consulting, educational development, and market intelligence firm with national exposure to major manufacturers, distributors, and integrators.
Brawn was previously president of Telanetix and National Business Development and Product Marketing Director, Samsung Electronics. Brawn is an AV industry veteran with experience spanning 3 decades and he was one of the founding members of Hughes-JVC. He is a recognized author for leading AV industry magazines such as Systems Contractor News, Digital Signage Magazine, and AV Technology. Brawn is a member of the Imaging Science Foundation and Managing Director of ISF Commercial. Alan is CTS certified and a senior faculty member of InfoComm and was moderator of the ANSI Projected Images Task Group creating a new contrast standard for the industry. He is a member of the International Commission on Display Metrology for the Society of Information Display. Brawn is a Director of the Digital Signage Experts Group certifying professionals in the digital signage industry and the past chairman of the Digital Signage Federation. He was awarded the coveted InfoComm Volunteer of the Year Award for 2011 and Hall of Fame recognition from rAVe in 2004.
Jonathan Brawn, CTS, ISF, ISF-C, DSCE, DSDE, DSNE, DCME
Jonathan Brawn is a principal of Brawn Consulting, an audio visual and digital signage consulting, educational development, and market intelligence firm with national exposure to major manufacturers, distributors, and integrators.
Prior to this, Jonathan was Director of Technical Services for Visual Appliances, an Aliso Viejo CA based firm that manufactures ZeroBurn plasma display technology, and successfully ran his own integration group, Brawn & Associates, serving the residential and commercial audiovisual markets. Jonathan literally grew up in the AV industry, with over 20 years of experience in technology, design, and educational development. Starting with Hughes Aircraft and then Hughes-JVC in the early 90’s, Jonathan worked alongside his father Alan in creating and building training programs for technical, sales, and marketing development. Jonathan has extensive experience in AV systems design and integration, as well as expertise in the development of educational development programs. Jonathan holds CTS certification and is a senior faculty member at InfoComm.
Jonathan was honored to receive the InfoComm 2012 Young AV Professional award. Jonathan sat on the InfoComm PISCR (Projected Image System Contrast Ratio) task group, helping develop the industry ANSI standard for system contrast, and currently is part of the task group on Display Image Size (DISCAS). Jonathan currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Digital Signage Expo, and works as a volunteer to help create the educational curriculum for the Expo. He is a founding director of ISF Commercial, a display calibration and certification standards body, and a founding member of The Digital Signage Experts Group. He provides articles for industry publications including Systems Contractor News, Sound and Video Contractor, and The Digital Signage Magazine.