FIRA Barcelona
1-4 February 2022

Samantha Ventura

Senior Vice President Education and Training, CEDIA

Samantha directs, manages, and provides global leadership in all instructional and academic systems within CEDIA’s education programs, including Standards and Workforce Development. She also plans, develops, and oversees the curriculum development and online learning program, and promotes and supports the creation of innovative and diverse class offerings, as well as the evaluation and assessment of the education offered by CEDIA. While at CEDIA, Samantha has overseen the adoption of a true learning management system ‘The Academy’, the move for classes to be updated, offered online, and localized for the EMEA region, the translation of many classes into Spanish, and was instrumental in rewriting and creating the hybrid version of the very popular CEDIA Outreach Instructor class. Prior to coming to CEDIA, Samantha served as the sr. director of learning initiatives for the DevOps Library, where she designed and developed curriculum for open source learning. She has worked in many major organizations, and is an adjunct Professor at San Diego State University and Indiana University. She has been in the area of education, and teaching continuously, for 25 years.