Cory Schaeffer: A Legacy of Help, A Legacy of Change

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By Dan Ferrisi, Editor in Chief, Commercial Integrator As commercial AV has matured, it has become increasingly clear that ours is an industry not of technology, per se, but of people. At our best, commercial AV professionals are committed to creating experiences that tell compelling stories and leave indelible memories. In that way, the technologies […]

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Cory Schaeffer Looks Back on Her AV Career

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As many of you know, industry icon Cory Schaeffer is set to retire at the end of the month. In her honor, rAVe has partnered with AVNation and Commercial Integrator in this video interview of her ProAV career. Schaeffer has spent over 30 years in the AV industry, most recently as director of alliances and ecosystems […]

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AV Pros Share Their Appreciation for Cory Schaeffer

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As many of you know, industry icon Cory Schaeffer is set to retire at the end of the month. In her honor, rAVe has partnered with AVNation, Commercial Integrator and #AVTweeps like you to share Schaeffer’s impact on the industry. Here’s what AV professionals had to say about her legacy.        

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Mentoring Matters: Find Out Why in this Girl Boss LAVNCH & LEARN

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According to a study by Odyssey Mentoring, people who mentor typically earn $25,000 a year in additional compensation, on average, then do people who do not mentor. In the final episode of our Girl Boss series—held on March 14 at 1 p.m. ET—Megan A. Dutta will be joined by Cory Schaeffer and Carol Campbell to […]

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InfoComm: Three Ways AV Professionals Can Improve Collaboration with IT Teams

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By Cory Schaeffer The world of AV is quickly tilting toward a more IT-focused environment, as AV products evolve to better integrate with existing IP, wireless and mobile infrastructures. These advances require AV professionals to gain a deeper understanding of IT technologies and to work more closely with IT departments to deploy AV solutions. Still, […]

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Driven by the AV and IT Life

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After completing the first show of the new season of rAVe Radio’s AV Power Up with great guests Cory Schaeffer, TJ Adams and Joey D’Angelo at QSC, it got me to thinking about my standing in the industry, as well as my thoughts about it. These three individuals who have major profiles in the industry […]

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This Week (In AV and IT) 12/18

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Vidyo Secures Strategic Investment from Kaiser Permanente Ventures for Telehealth and Video Collaboration (12/14) Vidyo, Inc., a leader in high quality visual communications, announced a $10M strategic investment from Kaiser Permanente Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Kaiser Permanente, and $5M from existing investors, for a $15M follow-on round of funding.  Vidyo has raised […]

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InfoComm: Feeding Audio Into an Assistive-Listening System

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By Cory Schaeffer Listen Technologies I was recently discussing assistive-listening systems with Brian Davidson, Production Director at Park Cities Baptist Church, in Dallas. He had some really great advice about feeding audio into the system, and about utilizing assistive-listening systems in houses of worship so that everyone enjoys better experiences. Here is some of what […]

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Cory Schaeffer of Listen Intros New IR System to Gary

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Listen Technologies Vice President of Business Development Cory Schaeffer is clearly excited in this video. Listen has a new, competitively priced ($500 U.S.) IR Transmitter that the company says can cover any receiver in a room, no matter where it is. Aiming it at Williams Sound and Sennheiser, Cory says the new IR Transmitter uses […]

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Cory Schaeffer Appointed to NSCA Education Foundation Board of Directors

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The NSCA Education Foundation has elected Cory Schaeffer, vice president of sales worldwide at Listen Technologies, to its board of directors as the vice president, serving a three year term. Schaeffer has been in the professional audio industry for over twenty five years. She is a founder of Listen Technologies Corporation, which manufacturers wireless audio […]

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WAVEcast Episode 10: Live from the floor of the BLC

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On today’s WAVEcast, Jennifer Willard is broadcasting from the middle of the NSCA Business Learning Conference. She get’s honest perspectives about the conference from three women attending the show: Erin Pusey – Communication Specialist, Cory Schaeffer – Co-founder and Vice President of Sales Worldwide of Listen Technologies, and Kirsten Nelson – Editor of System Contractor news. Having trouble listening to the podcast […]

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Wavecast Episode 1: Women in AV and the Four Quadrants

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Host: Jennifer Willard, with guests: Johanne Belanger, AVW-TELAV Audio Visual Solutions, Jan Sandri, FSR, Inc., and CorySchaeffer, Listen Technologies Corporation. On this inaugural Wavecast – Women in AV discuss women’s leadership, including being female in a male-dominated industry, styles of leadership, the work/life balance myth, mentoring, and how to make it in AV and life! Running time: 50:13 Podcast: Play in new window […]

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