Consistent services to all major global business hubs.
GPA members are authorized dealers and partners with leading audiovisual and digital media manufacturers.
A list of some partner affiliations includes:
- AMX Platinum Plus partner
- Christie Five-Star Dealer
- Premier Certified Cisco Channel Partner & AV Integrator Preferred Solution Provider as part of the Cisco Developer Network
(includes specializations Telepresence Video Advanced ATP, Advanced Unified Communications, Digital Media Suite, along with recognition as part of the Cisco Global Partner Network)
- Elite Partner with Crestron
- Platinum Level Extron Dealer
- Haivision Gold Partner
- InfoComm Diamond Level Partner
- Expert Level Direct LifeSize Reseller
- Microsoft Developer Network
- Platinum Level Extron Dealer
- Platinum Polycom Certified Service Partner
(includes specializations in Unified Communications, Telepresence RPX/OTX and ATX, along with global delivery status)
New GPA members are vetted by the Board, key Task Force Leaders and the Alliance Director. Data reviewed includes proven business success, customer references, financial stability, footprint/location, formal standards and processes, feedback from industry vendors and a cultural fit with other member organizations.
Meet a Few of Us
Director, Marketing & Communications
Cheryl heads up marketing, branding and communications for Whitlock and has been an integral resource for the GPA since 2010. She focuses on spreading awareness on the organization, driving the GPA brand and promoting global customer success stories. Cheryl also assists with partner relationship management for Whitlock and the GPA.
Sharp’s Audio Visual
Surface Hub SME
Val has presented his insight on unified communications and in particular Skype Room System solutions to some of Canada’s largest and most progressive organizations. He is passionate about helping organizations increase their work flow efficiency in meeting spaces large and small.
Jonatan Medina Espino Vidal
Senior Manager, I&D
Jonatan joined the ESCO (Singapore) team in 2010. He is our chief designer and manages the regional design teams as well. He is passionate about keeping abreast with the latest technology and often advise the team on his latest discovery and learning. As our chief designer, he has designed and partake in several large projects such as Singapore General Hospital which was awarded the 2016 Project Excellence Award by the GPA.
As Operations Manager Stuart has a real understanding of the business with experience of hands on installation as well as the logistical aspects of the company. Stuart co-ordinates the mobilization phase of GPA projects.
Suely Silva de Jesus
As Executive Manager at Absolut, Suely is also responsible for overseeing the coordination, logistics and general management of projects for Absolut Technologies in Rio de Janeiro. She has been with the company since 2006, and is the only female InfoComm CTS accreditation holder in Latin America.
Senior Account Manger
With long-standing relationships with the architect, consulting, engineer and client worldwide, Jimmy has helped many multinational corporations build AV system for their headquarter in APAC including Morgan Stanley, Microsoft, Citibank, and MSD.
Hyunchul has more than 7 years of experience in the AV/IT industry. As the Sales Manager of ESCO (Korea), he provides AV proposals and solutions while doing project coordination with client, main contractor and vendors. Some of his notable accounts include Facebook Korea, Synaptics Korea, Amazon Korea, IBM Korea, Northern Trust, MS Korea and Baker & McKenzie.
Global Project Manager
Some of the biggest names in high tech, from eBay to Apple, know Michelle as their central point of contact for global engagements. She has twenty years of experience in helping teams implement and adopt video collaboration solutions.
John is an RAF trained AV Project Manager who joined Feltech in 2008. John is an experienced Project Manager who plays an active part in all aspects of the project from off site planning to on site installation and commissioning.
Director of Collaboration & Enterprise Solutions
Kirk is one of Whitlock’s most tenured directors with more than 22 years of audio, video and UC experience. Well known industry-wide as one of the top experts on video collaboration and global strategies, he provides oversight for all Global Presence Alliance engagements for enterprise customers.
Project Sales Manager
Vincent has more than 7 years of experience and is currently the Project Sales Manager of ESCO (Indonesia). As the Project Sales Manager, he is the main POC for several key clients such as Citibank, AIA Financial and IBM.
Head of Installation
Ales has more than 8 years of experience acting as a senior project manager for AV MEDIA’s largest accounts. He has led deployment projects for key customers including DHL, Johnson & Johnson, Ministry of Defense and Charles University.
Martín is a seasoned engineer with ICAP, having served customers across South America, including Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Chile. He is also a certified project manager and serves as a key contact for multi-national accounts.
Director of Professional Services
Michael has more than 13 years of experience in the AV Industry. As the ESCO (Philippines) Director of Professional Services in ESCO (Philippines), he plays a key role in major projects, especially for command centers and major AV build-outs. He is responsible for all the core solutions of ESCO (Philippines) to clients, which includes directing and managing the project management and engineering teams.
Craig joined Feltech in 2013 and is the central point of contact for the proposals team. Craig co-ordinates internal resources for the production of all proposal documentation and most of the GPA tenders.
Luis has more than 10 years of experience in AV industry. As NIZA’s project manager, he has led several projects with key customers; over the past years he has played a key role developing professional workforce within the company and building a strong teamwork to fulfill the expectations of the end-user.