Joseph Bocchiaro has worked in the technology side of building design and systems integration for over 30 years, primarily with audiovisual/IT systems. As a Principal Consultant for The Sextant Group, a nationwide building technology consulting firm, he is privileged to work with clients such as architects and owners towards sophisticated building technology implementations. Joe has also worked as the VP of Standards and Industry Innovations for AVIXA, the audiovisual trade association. His role there included projects in audio, video, control systems, energy efficiency, sustainable events, and intelligent buildings, leading to ANSI and ISO Standards. As a Certified Standards Developer, Joe is involved with the interconnected nature of building technologists, architects, engineers, and the construction industry. Joe holds degrees in Electro-Optical Engineering, Film Studies, Media Studies, and Educational Technology. He is an active global presenter and author of dozens of industry technical articles, and has been privileged to be an Adjunct Faculty member of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design since 2017.