CEO and Lead Designer
AE Global Media
Donnie is an international speaker, published author, accomplished musician, technology architect and manufacturing consultant for the industry he loves. He is daily involved in the design, engineering, installation and testing of many cutting edge A/V/L products on the market today.
With a solid background in engineering and business administration, he has guided AEGM through years of rapidly changing technology and solid growth while keeping the company at the forefront of the industry. His team develops campus wide technology systems for businesses and ministries worldwide. They have designed and installed thousands of production media systems around the world, along with planning and producing live events. Over 3 million people experience live production and worship on systems AEGM has designed and installed every week with millions more tuning in via customized broad casting and web-casting technologies.
Donnie’s book entitled Dynamic Worship By Design is a teaching textbook for the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Continuing Education class as well as classes at NAB, WFX, InfoComm, LDI, Arch Ex, and other international industry trade shows. His new book entitled God’s Laws of Communication is a study in the physiology of worship and the effect of acoustics in the master planning of a worship facility.
Donnie’s drive is developing ways to inspire people through innovative design. His passion however, is the use of relevant technology to create environments that communicate and connect with human emotions. Donnie’s lifetime home is in the mountains of NC, with his wife Lisa. Together they raised 5 children and now celebrate and enjoy hosting their 5 grandchildren. (Digital Audio & Lighting Consoles, DSP Control Systems, Digital Broadcast Systems, Mechanical & Electrical Acoustic Systems , and Surround Processing & Control Systems)
Join Donnie at his sessions titled, “More Art, Less Noice” and “Main Stage Technology Tour: An Interactive Tour and Discussion of WFX Main Stage Audio, Video, Lighting Technology.”
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