Atlona has named Ken Eagle as its director of training and technical sales. In his new role, Eagle is responsible for training and education, as well as presale solutions engineering.
Eagle has extensive AV industry experience across several organizations within the custom integration, sales, and training sectors. Most recently, he served as the owner and founder of a top custom integration company where he grew sales to $1 million in only six years. Previously, he held the position of regional sales manager at AVI-SPL and during a tenure at Digital Projection International (DPI), Eagle was responsible for managing outreach relations, education, and training for North America. Eagle is a Dealerscope 40 Under 40 recipient, a CE Pro Quest for Quality award winner, and is recognized as a registered outreach instructor by CEDIA.
"Over the course of his career, Ken has demonstrated a constant commitment to developing relationships with every faction of the AV marketplace," said Ilya Khayn, president and CEO, Atlona. "He is extremely respected within our industry, and we look forward to applying his dynamic training programs and sales expertise to the exciting innovations that we have on the horizon."
"Atlona has a reputation throughout the industry for placing a heavy emphasis on training; the Atlona Academy program is exemplary in ensuring the highest-quality installations for end-users," said Eagle. "I'm looking forward to contributing to the program's success, in addition to leading the talented technical sales team in providing our customers with the perfect solution for their applications."
Eagle has a bachelor's degree in management information systems from Oakland University and holds certifications from CEDIA, ISF, and CTS. He is based in Atlanta and reports to Khayn.