Joseph Bocchiaro

Principal Consultant Emeritus
NV5 Engineering & Technology

Joe Bocchiaro, Ph.D., CStd, CTS-D, CTS-I, ISF-C, has worked in the technology side of building design and systems integration for over 35 years, primarily with Audiovisual/IT systems. As a Principal Consultant for NV5 Engineering & Technology (previously called The Sextant Group,) a technology consulting firm, he works with architects and owners towards sophisticated building technology implementations, focusing on higher education, library, corporate, museum, and judicial projects. He has spent his career at the intersection of media technologies and the built environment, enjoying both the art and the space.

Joe led the formation of ANSI/ISO Audiovisual Standards as the VP of Standards and Industry Innovations for InfoComm International, now called AVIXA. Through this position, he oversaw the development of the first audiovisual and joint Standards in the areas of audio, video, control systems, technology systems commissioning, energy management, sustainable events, and technical lighting. He is a Certified Standards Professional through SES- the Society for Standards Professionals, which has awarded him the 2016 Distinguished Service Award. He holds degrees in Optical Engineering, Film Studies, Media Studies, and Educational Technology, and is an active global presenter and author. He enjoys participation in associations such as CABA, AASHE, SCUP, APPA, AVIXA, SES, and has served on the Boards of InfoComm, SES, VAPPA, and The Boy Scouts of America.