Control Concepts Expands Technical Team With Key AV Programming Hire

Veteran Engineer Richard Tae Joins CCI Technical Staff

FAIR LAWN, NJ Control Concepts, Inc. (CCI), a leading independent provider of audiovisual control system solutions, today announced a new member of its technical team with the appointment of engineer Richard Tae.  The new staff member not only broadens the company’s engineering team, but also will enable CCI to take on increasingly complex projects and satisfy its clients’ growing demand for digital, mobile and Green AV-related services.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Richard to our team.  His programming abilities, industry experience and technical expertise add greatly to the capabilities of our team,” said Steve Greenblatt, Control Concepts’ Founder and President.  “As a Crestron Authorized Independent Programmer, we do a lot of work with Crestron installations.  Richard’s experience as a member of Crestron’s Advance Technical Service Group—providing high level technical support to dealers, on-site technical consultation, and analysis, design, programming and testing—is a great asset for our clients.”

Tae, a veteran Crestron audio visual programmer with over 16 years of experience, joins CCI as a senior project engineer from Evolution System Integration, where he was project engineer.  After earning his bachelor and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Steven Institute of Technology, Tae worked as a technician and programmer for four years at several Washington, DC area AV firms.  In 1998 he joined Crestron as a systems engineer, and rose to become senior application engineer and software application engineer at Crestron before leaving in 2008 to join Evolution System Integration.  A highly experienced industry veteran, he has held positions in customer support, advanced technical support, systems engineering, software engineering, and field service during his career.

About Control Concepts, Inc.

Control Concepts, Inc. (CCI) is a leading independent provider of audiovisual control system solutions.  Its team of experienced professionals creates high quality, intuitive control programming designs for complex AV systems.  Control Concepts combines its thorough, proven design and development process with audiovisual science to make AV systems easy to use in boardrooms, classrooms, and entertainment venues.  CCI’s solutions help consultants, integrators and end user technology managers reduce the business risks associated with complex projects.  The company’s services include control system programming, touchpanel design, consulting and needs analysis, documentation, system staging, testing and commissioning, and technical support.  CCI helps clients to create advanced AV systems that offer the benefits of Green AV and energy-saving practices, remote room management, building automation, HD signal distribution, lighting control and more.  Control Concepts focuses on several vertical markets, including higher education, financial services, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, entertainment, legal and government.  Founded in 1997 and based in Fair Lawn, NJ, CCI is dedicated to serving clients throughout North America.  For more information, visit the CCI web site at

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