Join the Crew host Corey MossMichelle Loret and Kaleo Lee as they welcome their guests:

Amar Bakshi – Creator, Founder and Creative Director of Shared_Studios

Jake Levin – COO at Shared_Studios

Stefano Chinosi – Director of Strategic Innovation at Andover Public Schools (Greater Boston area) and Shared_Studios Portal_Curator

Lewis Lee – Milwaukee_Portal and Chicago_Portal Curator at Shared_Studios

Join the Crew for this very special discussion with Amar (who is in Washington, DC) and his team: Jake – who is calling in from Iraq, Stefano (Steve) – who is calling in from the road in Connecticut, and Lewis – who is calling in from a Portal location at Lalapalooza in Chicago. Hear their stories, what Shared_Studios means to them, as well as how the Portals experience has changed and enhanced their lives.

After the Hot Jobs, Amanda (who is in Oregon) talks about Biamp Systems’ work with Shared_Studios (Biamp Devio is the Portal audio solution), as well as her relationship with them and just what it means for her. Their relationship is also highlighted in this story:

Biamp Systems Devio is the Chosen Audio Solution for Shared_Studios Portals Around the World – Both Create a One-of-a-Kind Collaboration Experience at TIDE 2018

Listen to the Crew – Corey in Virginia, Michelle in Texas and Kaleo in Hawaii – and their thoughts as well.

Portals exist around the world:

  • Cuba
  • Jordan
  • Germany
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Iraq
  • Iran
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Myanmar
  • Palestine
  • Rwanda
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Portals are run by diverse Portal_Curators. Together, they form a trusted, global community of people who program dialogues, classes and events, lead local outreach and provide live language interpretation. 

Here is the Shared_Studios Team – Management, Portal_Curators, Advisors, Artists in Residence and Portal_Ambassadors:

Sit back, plug in, find out all about Shared_Studios and the incredible things they do as we live…

The AV Life.


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You can also hear Amar on Episode 77: We bring to you Live Events, Emerging Tech, and InfoComm ’18 Center Stage

Note: We plan on doing another show in the future, talking with more of Shared_Studios Portal Curators and other team members around the world.