Rich Ventura

NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc., a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, is pleased to announce that Richard Ventura, Vice President of Strategy, NEC Display Solutions of America, has been selected as a 2018 inductee to System Contract News’ Hall of Fame. This prestigious honor is bestowed on audiovisual business leaders who have contributed significantly to the AV community via innovation, thought leadership, and volunteerism.

According to Megan A. Dutta, editor, Systems Contractor News (SCN), “Rich’s continuous commitment to driving AV forward via thought leadership and volunteerism is one of the many reasons he was chosen for SCN’s seventh annual Hall of Fame.”

“It’s truly an honor to be nominated and chosen as an inductee to SCN’s Hall of Fame,” said Ventura. “I’m very fortunate to have been given so many opportunities to share some of the knowledge base that NEC has accumulated over the years. I’m especially proud that my colleagues and I — along with our manufacturing and integration partners — deliver meaningful, successful solutions that meet the AV challenges our customers face.”

Ventura has spent 17 years with NEC sales and marketing organizations, focusing on display solutions, display technologies, projectors and direct-view LED. He has received more than a dozen internal awards from NEC for his exceptional efforts and tireless work ethic. He’s also a long-standing member of many organizations within the industry and currently serves as chairman of the Board of Directors for the Digital Signage Federation. He has delivered many presentations at industry conferences and written numerous articles for key publications and industry trade periodicals.

For more information about the 2018 Hall of Fame inductees, read the SCN Hall of Fame announcement.