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Dan Ferrisi

Dan Ferrisi has been covering the commercial AV industry as an editor, reporter and writer since 2004. He is the former editor of Sound & Communications, and he joined Commercial Integrator as editor-in-chief in November 2021.

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Dan's Latest Blog Posts

Dan Ferrisi and a group of expert panelists at Total Tech Summit 2022 last month.

Total Tech Summit Offers Integrators Blueprints for Success

At Total Tech Summit 2022, Commercial Integrator and its sister publications brought together the very best in industry thought leadership.

Screengrab of Commercial Integrator & NSCA webcast poster.

Editor’s Blog: Commercial Integrator and NSCA as Integrators’ Strategic Advisor

Commercial Integrator works in concert with NSCA to serve as AV integrators’ strategic advisor, offering key business best practices.

Screengrab of Rich Ventura, VP of Sony Professional Display Solutions.

CI Exclusive: Richard Ventura Explains Sony Professional Display Solutions Rebranding

Industry veteran Richard Ventura offers insight into the process by which Sony Professional Display Solutions was born.

Dan's Latest Posts

Extron C-Suite Leadership Team

Andrew Edwards Establishes C-Suite Extron Leadership Team

Extron’s founder, Andrew Edwards, is promoting Brian Taraci to CEO, Casey Hall to CMO and Ed Ellingwood to CFO.

NSCA has released updated Labor Installation Standard information.

NSCA Revises Labor Installation Standard Data

These Labor Installation Standard updates provide data to help integrators benchmark their productivity and accurately calculate labor units.

LG Business Solutions on Hybrid Work

LG Business Solutions on Technologies for Hybrid Work

LG Business Solutions’ Kevin Schroll, senior manager GTM, offers details about how to roll out and refine your hybrid-work model.

Gartner on IT spending in 2023.

Gartner Forecasts Worldwide IT Spending Growth in 2023

Forecasts of demand for IT in 2023 look strong as enterprises push forward with digital business initiatives.

Commercial Integrator's Software Deep Dive is coming up

Take a Short Survey to Illuminate How Integrators are Using Software

We want to learn more about the software that your integration company uses. Fill out this quick survey to help us create better content.

SMART Technologies now has an AV-iQ Showroom.

SMART Technologies Joins AV-iQ

Interactive displays manufacturer SMART Technologies is now on the AV-iQ platform, including having a new AV-iQ showroom.

Commercial Integrator Expo CEDIA 2023

Editor’s Blog: Why We Created Commercial Integrator Expo

Commercial Integrator Expo will bring together a dedicated exhibit floor, a conference program and networking opportunities, that will center on the needs of commercial integration channel service providers and growing verticals.

Quest for Quality 2022 logo

CI’s Quest for Quality Awards

As everyone in commercial AV knows, integration businesses are wrestling with challenges. Yet, some manufacturers and distributors are rising to the occasion and executing creative strategies to help.

Philips has joined AV-iQ, getting an AV-iQ showroom.

Philips Joins AV-iQ

The professional TV, videowall, signage solution, hospitality TV and monitor specialist has joined AV-iQ, getting an AV-iQ showroom.

Tips for Maintaining Project Profitability 

Leaders from NSCA offer in-the-trenches perspective on how to ensure your business stays in the black and your projects remain profitable.