• Certified Technology Specialist – Design (CTS-D) by AVIXA, the highest level of certification in the audiovisual industry
  • Certified Technology Specialist – Installation (CTS-I) by AVIXA
  • Imaging Science Foundation – Commercial (ISF-C)
  • Certified Standards Developer (CStd) by The Society for Standards Professionals
  • SES: The Society for Standards Professionals, Board of Directors

Principal Consultant

Dr. Joseph Bocchiaro brings a wealth of audiovisual thought leadership, consultant and integrator experience in higher education, corporate, financial, judicial, publishing, training and conference centers. He comes to The Sextant Group from InfoComm International, the leading audiovisual trade association, where he was the Director and Vice President of Standards and Industry Innovations Development, and taught AV / IT integration, design and installation certification courses. With degrees in Educational Technology, Media Studies, Electro-Optical Engineering, and Cinematography (he also studied piano and film scoring at New York’s Eastman School of Music), Joe is dedicated to the improvement of audiovisual industry professionalism and its increasingly vital role in the Architectural, Engineering and Consulting (AEC) industry. His interest and expertise in sustainability started at a young age as an Eagle Scout and continues today through international standards development and smart buildings. An accomplished writer and presenter, Joe has published over 100 technical articles in professional journals and has presented across 16 countries at more than 50 audiovisual and information technology conferences. Joe is a native of western New York state and while he still has family in the Buffalo area, he and his wife live in Rhode Island.

Joe now leads our New England efforts from our Boston office, and can be reached at 617.933.9229 x325