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Roberto Colon

Roberto Colon

Technology Solutions Manager

Columbus, Ohio (43065) United States (Ohio)
Employed Open to opportunities
I am the Associate Director of Learning Environments for the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. I lead a team that provides support to all classroom, conference room and group study areas. I am responsible for evaluating and recommending innovative solutions as they specifically relate to classrooms and learning spaces. We support an A/V platform consisting of Crestron/Extron control systems, video projectors, digital audio, interactive wall touch displays, video conferencing, digital signage, and lecture capture, to name a few. The best part of my job, besides working for OSU, are the daily challenges we encounter from project management to system maintenance and repair.

Before starting at OSU, I focused on a career managing computer networks and providing server support as both a consultant and director. As years passed, I joined some fellow colleagues to assist with a venture into the A/V installation industry. I used my experience with computers to blend that knowledge with design and programming of A/V systems. The convergence of these skills from both industries has molded and groomed me into the experienced professional and manager I am today.

CTS- InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist
DMC-E-4K- Crestron DigitalMedia Certified Engineer
  • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS)
    Member of InfoComm International
  • Crestron DMC-E-4K
    Crestron DigitalMedia Certified Engineer
  • Extron AV Associate
  • Relationship Management
    Work in conjunction with all departments and centers to recommend solutions including resource needs, timelines and targeted benefits
  • Service Performance
  • Team Leadership
    Goal oriented with leader that is trustworthy, objective and fair
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Result Oriented
    Ability to achieve the target within a given timeframe
  • Critical thinking
    Exceptional decision making and problem solving skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Control Systems-Crestron & Extron
    Design, programming, maintenance and commissioning of all systems
  • Lecture Capture-MediaSite
    Design and setup of all classroom lecture capture systems including Vaddio AutoTrak automated camera tracking system
  • Web Conferencing-Carmen Connect
    Support for all Carmen Connect, Skype and additional web conferencing applications used by FCOB faculty, staff and students
  • Video Conferencing
    Support, setup and design for all Cisco and Polycom bridge and codecs used for distance learning, guest speakers and student interviews
  • Wireless Presentation Systems
    Implementation and testing of numerous components and apps for wireless presentation in classrooms and conference rooms
  • Digital Signage
    Configuration and setup of BrightSign digital signage players and TightRope Carousel signage content management and scheduling system
  • Low Voltage Integration
    Proficient in all wire termination and testing of network and video wires used for AV installations
    Extensive knowledge of enterprise network structures
  • Project Documentation
    Ability to read and interpret construction and project documents
  • 2014 Fisher College of Business Undergraduate Programs Staff Employee Award for providing superior service
  • 2010 Fisher College of Business Cindy Coydendale MAX staff employee of the year award