Chairman / CEO, Entertainment Technology Partners USA | Europe & LMG
Les Goldberg is no stranger to the live events industry. While most of his high school peers were worried about exams and the latest school dance, he was busy planning a business. In 1984, he started LMG at age 17 with a $5,000 loan from a relative and the entrepreneurial spirit to succeed. He began by renting video equipment from a one-room office. Little did he know it would grow into a supplier of video, audio, and lighting support services for Fortune 500 companies across the nation and worldwide.
COO / EVP, Entertainment Technology Partners USA | Europe
Dave John is an experienced AVL industry professional who loves every aspect of the live event staging and production world. In his early stages of his career, he started as a video technician then moved into technical planning and management of events. Over the years, he grew into more strategic roles with operational, logistical, and financial responsibilities.
CFO / EVP, Entertainment Technology Partners USA | Europe
Jo Merrill has been working in the finance space for 25 years and has earned a reputation for building and leading talented multi-disciplinary teams to support and drive business growth. Prior to joining ETP, she served as VP of Finance/Controller for Hard Rock International where she oversaw the corporate financial and accounting functions supporting the operations team. In her ETP role, she has been busy refining and developing the company’s shared service offerings with a view to supporting the next growth phase of expansion in both national and international markets.
President, Entertainment Technology Partners European Operations
Paul Hutton has a passion for events, is recognized as one of the top 100 influential people in UK event technology sector and has spent the last three decades creating and spearheading Blitz, one of the most successful AV Staging company’s in Europe. In his career, he has worked alongside some of the largest global.
President / CEO, Premier Event Technology
Keith Oliver has acted as lead Video Technician and Technical Director for many of the largest corporate meeting events in North America. His areas of expertise include labor relations, venue specifications, and space logistics as well as having a proven track record of keeping programs on time and within budget.
President / CEO, EventEQ
BJ Singh is recognized as one of the top 500 people in events by Biz Bash in 2018 and is a serial entrepreneur with significant experience in market positioning, branding and building customer focused organizations. Prior to founding EVENTEQ, he was a sales and marketing executive at various software firms and eventually co-founded a software firm that was acquired in 2006. After the acquisition, BJ made his hobby into a business and EVENTEQ was born.
Director of Sales, Entertainment Technology Partners
Ross Hancock has a passion for branding and technology and loves to see the physical world and the virtual world collide through dynamic content, persuasive digital media, and innovative products. His focus is on creating lasting friendships and delivering extraordinary experiences for Corporate Live Events, Concert Tours, and Systems Integration Projects through technology and Imagination. For 35 years he has performed as a semi-professional musician and audio engineer, and with over a thousand gigs under his belt, he truly understands the pressure of a live show.