BEAVERTON, Oregon — April 18, 2017 —
Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, today announced that Jody Thomas will join the company as the new director of business development. In this role, Thomas will direct and integrate the efforts of the company’s sales channel, sales and product management teams, and strategic technology partnerships.
“Jody brings a vast AV and IT systems integration background to Biamp,” said Matt Czyzewski, president and CEO, Biamp Systems. “His unique experience and approach will help drive the growth of our company, furthering our commitment to developing superior products, support, and service across all channels.”
Most recently Thomas was president of Emergent Communications Technology, a company he founded in 2007 to focus on emerging vertical technology applications and channel strategies for manufacturers in the commercial AV market. Through Emergent, and previously as partner and CEO of Kayye Consulting, he has spent the last 21 years serving as a business and product development consultant encompassing many aspects of AV and IT systems integration, business management, market analysis, facilities design, product support, development, and training. He also brings a proven track record in the application of cloud-based technologies to improve operational efficiencies and demonstrate an ROI for enterprise customers, AV integrators, and technology providers. Active in the AV industry since 1989, he has volunteered his time and expertise as an educator, board member, and council member for InfoComm International, NSCA, and CEDIA.
“Biamp has been a constant as the industry has evolved into the IT space,” said Thomas. “I am thrilled to join such an innovative team, and look forward to leveraging my knowledge to expand Biamp’s relationships and continue to drive exceptional customer experiences.”
More information on Biamp’s full product portfolio is available at
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About Biamp Systems
Biamp Systems is a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems that power the world’s most sophisticated audio/video installations. The company is recognized worldwide for delivering high-quality products and backing each one with a commitment to exceptional customer service.
Biamp is dedicated to creating products that drive the evolution of communication through sight and sound. The award-winning Biamp product suite includes: Tesira(R) media system for digital audio and video networking, Devio(R) collaboration tool for modern workplaces, Audia(R) digital audio platform, Nexia(R) digital signal processors, Vocia(R) networked public address and voice evacuation system, and Oreno(R) mobile control software for Tesira-equipped rooms. Each has its own specific feature set that can be customized and integrated in a wide range of applications, including corporate boardrooms, conference centers, huddle rooms, performing arts venues, courtrooms, hospitals, transportation hubs, campuses, and multi-building facilities.
Founded in 1976, Biamp is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, USA, with additional engineering operations in Brisbane, Australia, and Rochester, New York. For more information on Biamp, please visit
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