Philip KOCH


En résumé

Avec maintenant près de quinze années dans l'industrie de l'audiovisuel, je suis maintenant Chef de Projet Senior pour PSAV Presentations Services, une des plus grandes sociétés de Technologie Evénementielle au monde.

Auparavant, j'ai passé la plupart du temps en Belgique en tant qu'Ingénieur du Son et responsable technique pour diverses sociétés de tournée live et d'audiovisuel, localement et à l'international.

Mes compétences :
Microsoft Project
Sound engineer
Gestion de projet


  • PSAV - Senior Account Manager

    2015 - maintenant My role is to have our European, Middle-East and Africa operations teams execute events for our US clients so that they feel the same, or even better, experience and standards as they are expecting back home.

    We create Peace of Mind and Confidence for our clients by being flexible and open-minded to our technical and cultural approach in order to deliver the same standards throughout the world.
  • PSAV Presentation Services - Senior Project Manager

    2011 - 2015 Carrying on the work done as Project Manager in the Global Operations Division, extending the region covered to Europe,Middle-East,Africa and Asia-Pacific as well as adding team coordination responsibilities.
  • PSAV Presentation Services - Branch Director - Monaco

    2008 - maintenant * Administrative director of PSAV's Monegasque branche
    * Operations supervision
    * HR managment in association with PSAV HR Managment Europe

    PSAV is one of the world’s largest audiovisual company providing five star event technology services and equipment to over 700 hotels and conference centers throughout the world serviced by more than 3000 audiovisual technicians and managers.
  • PSAV Presentation Services - Area Manager - French Riviera

    2007 - 2008 * Supervision of each hotel's Audiovisual Manager performances: Commercial, Financial & Operational.
    * Human Resources: Recruitment, Appraisal's, Disciplinary actions…
    * Regional Sales & Project Management.

    PSAV is one of the world’s largest audiovisual company providing five star event technology services and equipment to over 700 hotels and conference centers throughout the world serviced by more than 3000 audiovisual technicians and managers.
  • PSAV Presentation Services - Project Manager

    2007 - 2011 * Audiovisual Project Manager for corporate events, meetings and conferences.
    * Technical director for major national and international clients.
    * AV support for meetings in the pharmaceutical industry (AdBoards, Expert Panels...).

    This position is really dedicated to personalized service for clients who don't want to worry about the technical side of their meeting and presentation.

    Even for the smallest function, having someone look after all the AV & IT details gives the client a total Peace Of Mind. It's all about communicating, anticipating and making the customer feel comfortable, whatever the place in the world and whatever the situation.

    It includes but is not limited to: supervising set-up and technical team, reviewing presentations with client, preparing and operating remote presentations (thought WebEx, Live Meeting, Adobe Connect...) and programming + running Audience Response Systems & Voting.

    On the technical side, we do Project Management and coordination for major corporate events. Defining the needs and goals of the impact the client wants to deliver to the audience and translating it in the AV technical language and making it happen with a team of specialists in domains such as high-end HD video-projection and soft-edge blending, LED walls, IMAG, Audio systems including Line Array and distributed sound, complex set-ups through digital mixing desks and matrix systems, Defining in association with lighting and stage designers the equipment needed to achieve the wow effect, defining rigging and trussing and last but not least coordinating all team members from load-in to load-out. Company Description
    End User Division at PSAV Presentation Services is specialized in providing audiovisual equipment and personalized services to our international accounts.
  • AVSC Europe (PSAV group of companies) - Audiovisual Manager @ Hilton Cannes

    2006 - 2008 *In charge of the daily audiovisual technical operations and planning for corporate events within the hotel
    * Technicians team coordination in cooperation with hotels Banqueting staff
    *Audiovisual equipment & services sales in cooperation with the hotel’s Convention & Events Sales team

    Working in the high-end hospitality industry is an experience that enforces ones commitment to top-quality customer service. The postion integrates the AV Manager as if he were a full-time hotel team member and includes him as a key role player within the daily operations and a point of contact for all corporate clients but also regular guests helping them in redirecting their requests to the appropriate department.Company Description

    PSAV is the world’s leading hospitality in-house audiovisual services contractor, providing five star event technology services and equipment to over 700 hotels and conference centers throughout the world.
  • PN Organisation - Sound designer & Technical Coordinator

    2006 - 2006 - Sound track design and editing for PN’s clients with Pro Tools, Nuendo and Adobe Audition
    - Technical coordination between the various AV departments and suppliers during corporate events

    PN Organisation, produces special corporate events throughout Europe for pharmaceutical companies.
  • Generations & History - Technical Director

    2005 - 2006 * Technical direction for the United Nations touring "Yes For Democracy" project in Kabul, Afghanistan.
    * In charge of all audio, lighting, video and broadcasting coordination. for this remote project.
    * Air and ground logistics in cooperation with Belgian army.
    * Site-visit and preperation for the same event to be held in Mitrovica, Kosovo (aborted for political reasons).

    Beyond the technical challenges, this experience was rich in fields such as Human Relations and Logistics. The communication between civilain and military each one in his own system, with it's requests and obligations and the logistics involved made this a challenging but succesfull experience including satelllite video-conferencing between Brussels and Kabul to allow local students communicate with European students about democracy.

    A live duplex broadcast for Belgian national televison was also set-up to cover the event that was held in conjunction with the recent election of the first democratic Afghan government.

    Generations & History is a non profit organization specialised in setting-up exhibitions and events for the promotion of Democracy with the support of NATO countries government agencies.
  • Live Art Artisan - Web Master

    2005 - 2005 - Web site design, hosting and maintenance

    Live productions and tour management company, specialised in supplying techncial production services to north-american acts touting in Europe.
  • Free Lance - Audio Engineer

    2004 - 2006 * FOH and monitor Audio engineering tasks with standard high-end equipment such as:
    ° Midas Heritage and XL series consoles;
    ° Innovason and Yamaha digital mixing desks;
    ° d&b, Nexo, Meyer Sound, EAW, L-Acoustics PA systems ;
    ° TC Electronic, Yamaha, Klark-Technic, Lexicon, BSS outboard gear… ;
    ° Shure and Sennheiser wireless systems

    * Touring solutions design and manufacturing

    Being part of a team's passionate high-end technical staff, that can be different everyday, involves communication and adaption skills, working together to the same goal: deliver the ultimate experience the client wants to impact his audience with.

    Various Belgian Sound & Lighting companies providing audio, lighting and video services.
  • Eurovoice - Audio Engineer & Operations Coordinator

    1997 - 2006 - Front-Of-House and Monitor engineer for concerts, festivals, corporate events...
    - Head of Audio department
    - Head of fabrication workshop: design of logistics solutions, flight-cases and cable systems.
    - In Charge of Logistics & Maintenance
    - Fixed installation of Audio, Lighting & Video equipment
    - IT Manager Design & Programming of a rental & job management software (running on FileMaker Pro)

    Throughout the 7 years at Eurovoice, the various responsabilities added up naturally through time due to passion and dedication for the touring industry but also the excitment of growing a family run business into a major player in the local market.

    Eurovoice provices professional sound & lighting equipment and engineering services to national & european festivals and tours, corporate events and production services + technical support.


  • Institut Supérieur Des Arts Du Spectacle (Louvain La Neuve)

    Louvain La Neuve 2003 - 2004 Audio Engineering
  • IFAPME (Liège)

    Liège 2001 - 2002 Business Management
  • IFAPME (Liège)

    Liège 1997 - 2000 Audiovisual Techncian
  • Athénée Royal De Herstal (Herstal)

    Herstal 1994 - 1998 Math - Science


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