(Las Vegas, Nevada--June 24, 2014) InfoComm International®, the leading professional audiovisual trade association, presented its Educator of the Year Award to Joseph Cornwall, CTS-D®, ISF-C, FOI, DSCE. The award was presented at the InfoComm 2014, the top annual commercial audiovisual trade show taking place June 14-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.
John Cornwall is widely recognized as an energetic and compelling instructor, trusted mentor, and seasoned industry professional. He is regularly recruited to address groups, both large and small, on topics as diverse as AV design and technology, future market trends, and sales skills development. From critical key-note addresses to informal technology study-groups, Cornwall has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to continuous improvement during his three decades in the AV industry.
Cornwall's current qualifications and certifications include InfoComm CTS and CTS-D certifications, Imaging Science Foundation ISF-C certification, ETA Fiber Optic Installer FOI certification and Digital Signage Experts Group DSCE certification. He has been named an Adjunct Faculty member of InfoComm International and is a frequent presenter at regional and international events. Cornwall has created nearly two dozen training programs in the last two years alone.
Cornwall is a talented communicator and prolific author with a successful history of publication. Cornwall’s by-line can be found on articles, owner's manuals and white papers. He has presented classes, both in-person and via webinar, at conferences and events throughout North America and Europe for industry trade organizations, distributors, and integration firms.
As the Technology Evangelist for C2G, a division of Legrand, Inc., Cornwall is responsible for predicting the future of the industry and making into a reality.
“Joseph Cornwall has been named InfoComm Educator of the Year because of his strong commitment to bettering the industry through the delivery of quality industry training,” said David Labuskes, CTS®, RCDD, Executive Director and CEO, InfoComm International. “His deep commitment to the professional development of his students and his strong support of the industry are evident to everyone who encounters him.”
The Educator of the Year Award is selected by the InfoComm International Awards Committee to honor an individual who works to develop the skills and knowledge of others in the AV industry. Past Educator of the Year recipients include Malissa Dillman, CTS-D, CTS-I, Nelson Baumgratz, CTS-I, Steven J. Thorburn, CTS-D, CTS-I, LEED AP, PE; Scott Sharer, CTS, BA, MFA; L. William Nattress III, CTS-D, CTS-I; Pete Putman, CTS; Paul Depperschmidt, CTS; Max Kopsho, CTS; Joel Rollins, CTS-R; Mario Maltese, CTS-D, CTS-I; and Gary Kayye, CTS.