Sound Advice Live Founder and Managing Principal, Robert Kilmarx has had a life long career in exploring new uses for technology integration in a myriad of markets. Upon graduation from Middle Tennessee State University with dual Bachelor's of Science degrees in Recording Industry Management and Radio/TV/Film Production Robert set out to apply his love of technology in the marketplace. A extended tenure at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center exposed Robert to the fast pace demanding world of audiovisual production and rental and staging operations. Over a period of eleven years Robert worked his way up through the chain in the hotel's Audiovisual Services Department beginning as an Operator, to Supervisor, to Operations Manager, and culminating in the Production Sales Manager position.
From Opryland Robert joined the audiovisual systems design/build integration firm Technical Industries. At Technical Industries Robert honed his sales skills as an Account Representative. Robert's love of design engineering and technical writing led him to transition to the position of Sales Engineer where he developed new system scope of work proposals and sales and project management strategies.
After a nine year tenure at Technical Industries/Innovation Robert joined the Independent Manufacturers Representative firm Emergent Media Marketing as a Territory Manager. Here Robert represented some of the audiovisual industry's leading manufacturers throughout the southeast. Robert served as Territory Manager at Emergent for six years before leaving to pursue more system integration opportunities. This led Robert to form Sound Advice Live Consulting.
At Sound Advice Robert serves a host of clients in designing audiovisual systems as well as website design, internet, and other emerging technologies. He has a passion for learning new technologies and how to apply them to diverse markets. Robert was led to combine this passion for technology with his other passion of politics and civic involvement. Robert has founded and led several faith based and civic community organizations and has worked for several political campaigns. He is instrumental in bringing this passion to others and providing educational opportunities for others to grow and learn.
Robert is also an avid photographer/videographer and persues photographic opportunities in his spare time. You can check out his photography work at http://www.robertkilmarx.net.
"Sound Advice Live Consulting was born out of my passion for technology and my love of this great nation and all its opportunities. With over 25 years of experience in technical audiovisual systems design engineering, sales, and operation, coupled with an ever evolving interest in internet technologies I have taken the breadth of my experiences and applied that knowledge to technical applications in the political process. While my core business remains the design, sales, and marketing of custom integrated audiovisual systems as well as essential services sales, I have leveraged my unique mix of skill sets to provide political campaigns, non profit organizations, and civic organizations a means of utilizing technology to expand their reach and influence. My offerings include campaign management, website design, social media leveraging, voter data management, geocoding, canvassing coordination, supporter outreach, event planning, fundraising. photography, and videography."