Robert Scharffer has more than 32 years’ experience in the audiovisual industry. As founder and director of AVDG, Robert supervises the facilities and system design of audiovisual system integration projects. Prior to founding AVDG, Robert was president and partner of Anderson Audio Visual – East Bay, LLC and Anderson Audio Visual – Sacramento, LP and was a senior project designer at MCSI (formerly Intellisys Group, EISI and EIS). Robert was also formerly a senior consultant at Lewitz and Associates Inc. and a consultant for Paoletti Associates (formerly Paoletti/Lewitz/Associates) in their San Francisco office. As a senior consultant, he was responsible for system design drawings, written performance specifications, installation supervision and final inspection and adjustment for audio, video, projection and control systems.
Before joining Paoletti/Lewitz/Associates in 1987, Mr. Scharffer was a staff technician for the Hubert Wilke Organization in their Los Angeles and New York offices. As a staff technician, he was responsible for design drawing, establishing architectural and electromechanical requirements for integration of new audiovisual systems for architects and building owners for use in business, advertising, education and entertainment. Robert received an Associate’s Degree from the National Education Center in Arizona.