Jeff Davis named CEO of AV Systems Integrators Avidex and Digital Networks Group
BELLEVUE, Wash. and LAKE FOREST, Calif. (August 7, 2018) – Telerent Leasing Corporation (TLC) has named Jeff Davis as the chief executive officer for its Avidex Industries and Digital Networks Group (DNG) divisions providing collaborative communications, audio/visual systems integration and design services.
After meeting with employees recently, Davis said the entire organization is highly motivated and enthusiastic about future opportunities for growth.
“Jeff has a deep background in building teams and companies,” said Gary Kolbeck, chief operating officer of Telerent Leasing Corporation. “We are excited about his leadership of Avidex and DNG to fully take advantage of our national footprint for technology integrations primarily in the healthcare, corporate, education, and government markets. Jeff has national AV leadership experience and shepherded rapid growth initiatives through geographical expansions, acquisitions, and managed service offerings.”
Davis is a senior corporate executive with extensive audio/visual experience, previously serving as chief operating officer at AVI-SPL, ranked in 2017 as the nation’s largest AV integrator, where he led processes to deliver consistent experiences globally along with leading sales growth and expanded service offerings. Previously he served as chief operating officer for the Public Safety and Security Division of Kratos Defense, vice president at Stanley Black & Decker and vice president at ADT Security, and in various other leadership roles.
“I am excited about the tremendous market opportunity,” Davis said. “Both Avidex and DNG enjoy an impressive group of blue chip customers that are very loyal based on their past collaborations with the team. Many of these customers have facilities across the nation and in some cases around the globe. We are focused on making sure we maintain our high standards for customer experience while expanding our geographical footprint, either through partnerships or expansion, so that we are able to consistently meet the needs of these customers.”
Avidex is one of the top AV and technology systems integrator in the United States. Cisco’s Executive Briefing Center and Adobe’s Customer Experience and Network Operations Centers are among the many showcase projects that also include Airbus, Citrix, Sprint, and AVI Biopharma. DNG is a leading AV and technology systems integrator for education and government markets including Loyola Marymount University and the Department of Education of Orange County, California.
“The well-respected brands of Avidex and DNG coupled with the tremendous support from ITOCHU are a powerful combination,” Davis said. TLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITOCHU. “The opportunity to expand the reach of the respective organizations throughout the West Coast and beyond while also leveraging the healthcare customer base that exists within TLC through TeleHealth Services creates tremendous opportunities.”
About Avidex Industries, LLC:
Avidex is an innovative leader in the design, integration, project management, and support services of audio visual solutions for commercial, government, and healthcare clients throughout the nation and with projects completed internationally across Europe and Asia. Avidex is headquartered in Bellevue, WA. For more information, visit www.avidex.com.
About Digital Networks Group
Since 1987, clients have counted on Digital Networks Group to deliver best-in-class technologies that enhance learning, collaboration, and productivity. The company provides end-to-end solutions and services – from conceptual planning and system design through installation, training, and ongoing service and support. For more information, visit www.digitalnetworksgroup.com.
Avidex and Digital Networks Group are divisions of Telerent Leasing Corporation, a national technology solutions integrator founded in 1957 and headquartered in Raleigh, N.C. TLC creates unparalleled customer experiences in the use of collaborative communication solutions serving the healthcare market through TeleHealth Services; the corporate market through Avidex Industries; and the public and education markets through Digital Networks Group. TLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITOCHU International Inc.
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