Public Speaker & Entreprenuer

With over 15 years of experience in the audiovisual industry, Kristin Bidwell has not only designed numerous AV systems for commercial buildings, but has also run AV companies, restructured businesses, and is a thought leader in technology and business. Kristin currently works as the Director, Managing Consultant at ACT Associates where she leads the AV and Acoustic Departments. She owns and operates the AV Deep Dive Podcast and provides Executive Business Coaching services.

Kristin is a member of numerous AV industry societies including Co-Chair of the AVIXA Sustainability Best Practices Task Force, Chair of the AVIXA Content & Learning Committee, the AVIXA Audio Advisory Committee, AVIXA Consultants Council, AES, ASA, IES, and actively participates in the Commercial Integrator VP to VP thought leader meetings.


Berklee College of Music, B.M. in Business and Music Production & Engineering

The University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering, M.P.S in Technology Entrepreneurship.


CI Magazine Feature

Check out Commercial Integrator Nov/Dec 2023 for a deep dive on Digital Signage! I am featured along with other experts from the audiovisual industry.

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Bass Player Mag

Check out BPM Jan 2022! I discuss my career as a bass player, business owner, audio geek, and educator.

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