The role will see Mark bring new levels of leadership and support for all national and some international projects, as the company looks to seize new opportunities in the $127 billion AV, UCC and Collaboration market
Kinly – a leading AV systems integrator and remote collaboration service provider– is delighted to announce the promotion of Mark Kempson to the newly created position of Head of Consultancy and Design.
Part of Kinly’s ongoing commitment to supporting long-term career progression and opportunities, Mark – who has more than a decade of AV specialist experience – has enjoyed successive promotions with Kinly since joining in 2011, including spells as installation engineer, service engineer sales engineer, AV presales manager, and AV design team manager.
Reporting to Kinly’s new Operations Director UK and Ireland, Stuart Davidson Mark’s new role as Head of Consultancy and Design, extends his previous responsibilities to support all national and some international AV, UCC, and Collaboration business leads, generated by the UK business.
An AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist - Design, Mark will work closely with Kinly’s project management team, and directly with clients (including those in Corporate, Education, Government, and Judicial) to manage, research, design, and deliver fully tailored future-proof solutions, all with an entire technology agnostic approach.
Based in Kinly’s London office, Mark brings extensive experience and specialist knowledge to the role, armed with an ever-growing list of leading industry qualifications, certifications, and accreditations spanning the full breadth of AV, UCC, and Collaboration solutions, including those with Crestron, AMX, ClearOne, Logitech, Extron, Biamp, Polycom and Cisco, Microsoft, among others.
Buoyed by the pandemic, fuelling a desire for remote/hybrid working, figures show the UCC market size is expected to grow from $67.4 billion in 2021, to $127.5 billion by 2026 – with Kinly structurally and strategically positioned to support new and existing clients during their journeys.
Mark commented: “I’m delighted to have been entrusted with this new role as Head of Consultancy and Design, and for the opportunity to further develop my career with Kinly. I’m lucky enough to be surrounded by a fantastic and enviable team of experienced individuals, and together, I have every confidence we can go on to achieve even greater things for this forward-thinking, highly ambitious company, delivering even greater levels of quality, service, and experiences to our clients.”
Stuart Davidson, Operations Director at Kinly, added: “Whether at the beginning of a journey or now looking to take things to the next level, with Mark and our ever-strengthening specialist teams, backed by strategic partnerships with many of the leading AV and UCC providers, Kinly is perfectly positioned to support our clients’ needs for today and into the future.”
*Figure from Research and Markets