Meet Rich Green
Rich also consults with numerous Silicon Valley technology companies in product development and market strategy, with active participation on Technical Advisory Boards for key consumer electronics manufacturers. Rich was involved with two local start-ups resulting in seminal products including ReplayTV (the first DVR) and the iPod.
Rich sits on the Advisory Board and was a three-term board member of CEDIA, the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association. Rich founded and remains an active member of the CEDIA Technology Council. He also serves as a subject matter expert and instructor for CEDIA’s certification programs and for CEDIA Learning. Rich was recently the Secretary of CEDIA and in 2011 was inducted as a CEDIA Fellow.
Rich participates in numerous standards committees with CEDIA, along with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and InfoComm International.
Reporting on new technologies has become a passion for Rich, and his popular class, “Future Technologies: The Inside Scoop from Silicon Valley” has become an international hit. Rich travels the world as an instructor, consultant and public speaker in the fields of Future Technologies and Design.
Rich sits on the Board of Directors of the Palo Alto Historical Association and is President of the Palo Alto History Museum. He is also a founding member of the Palo Alto Strategy Studios, a consultancy based at Stanford University creating new forms of technology-enabled meeting facilitation and conversation tools for global leadership on strategic issues.
Over the years, Rich has earned the following certifications: THX Level 1, THX Level 2, Lutron HomeWorks Engineer, CEDIA Installer Level 1, CEDIA Installer Level 2, CEDIA Designer Level 1, CEDIA Home Theater Design Specialist, ISF Imaging Sciences Foundation, ISF-Commercial.
Rich is an Adjunct Faculty member of Moraine Park Technical College, where he has created new curriculum on Emerging Innovations in Technology. He received his Bachelor of Science degrees with top honors in Physical Anthropology and Historical Geology from Northwestern University and continues to promote a humane, anthropological perspective on the future of consumer technologies.