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Higher Education Technology Innovator Joins Leading AV Distributor

November 20, 2017

Leading audio visual value-added distributor avt, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Gordon Howell to the role of Strategic Customer Experience – Education.

Holding an MBA in technology management and a Doctorate which investigated academic adoption and use of technology, Dr Howell brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the avt team.

Commencing in his role at avt in January 2018, Gordon will be departing current employer QUT where he functions as Director Learning Environments and Technology Services (LETS). During his time at QUT, Gordon implemented transformative technology strategies including standardising the managed operating environment and digitising learning environments.

He has led the way in working with vendors to help them meet QUT’s specific demands. His work in sector engagement has established QUT as a world leader in the field of learning space innovation, recognised by his many invitations to consult and address global Education sector audiences.

It is this understanding of both client and vendor side practices, and Dr Howell’s experience in enterprise-wide technology strategy, that avt believes will add immense value to universities in supporting them through the digital transformation of their learning and meeting spaces.

Gordon’s strategic role will ensure that through the provision of market-leading solutions from avt, universities will implement technology that is easy to adopt, simple to manage and creates engaging experiences for students.

avt has served the higher education sector since its inception and is a trusted advisor to many universities.

Dr Gordon Howell
Strategic Customer Experience – Education

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