Ken Kalish is currently the Sales Director, for Key Accounts for Absen USA, inc., a global leader in Direct View LED display products and solutions. Ken manages business development within the entertainment and theme park industries and solidifies relationships with their primary systems integrators and end-users. He has been instrumental in delivering innovative and customized LED display solutions for prestigious venues worldwide such as Universal Studios, Walt Disney Resort, Kennedy Space Center, and Norwegian Cruise Lines among many others.
Ken has extensive experience with integration and manufacturing in the audio, video, and lighting industries. Prior to Absen USA inc., he served as the Director of Business Development for Wartsila (Currently Videlio-HMS), a leader in AV integration within the cruise line industry. In addition, Ken has vast marketing and management experience. Preceding his entry into the audiovisual industry, Ken was a senior executive in a variety of positions with various hotels including Hyatt and Omni Hotels. He understands the end users’ needs and how to approach customer service from a variety of positions.
Utilizing his extensive experience Ken continues to project manage and develop new businesses for stadiums to cruise ships, theaters to theme parks, and convention centers to casinos. He is a savvy negotiator and sales strategist who prioritizes customer satisfaction. Ken is a graduate of New York University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science.