Steven Rissi is the Director of Technical Training for CEDIA and works from their global headquarters in Fishers Indiana. He is responsible for the direction and ongoing development of educational content as well as the facilitation and continuous improvement of instructor led and online courses. He has worked in the field of IT and technology integration for over 17 years and has accumulated knowledge of both residential and commercial applications including audio/acoustics, digital video, videoconferencing, IT/networking, media distribution, automation, security, central vacuum, telephone/paging systems, and general low voltage infrastructure. As a trainer, Steven has facilitated many different types of instructional offerings, from week-long “boot camps” to the technology keynote speech at an international tradeshow event. In addition to his work as a director and technical trainer, Steven has also participated as a subject matter expert on multiple working groups to identify trends and analyze their impact on the industry in addition to developing industry documents such as white papers and recommended practices.