Joshua Kell stands at the forefront of technological innovation and integration in the audio-visual and esports realms as the Chief Executive Officer of Horizon AVL System Integration and Esports Integration. With a rich tapestry of experience spanning over 20 years, Joshua is a visionary who has meticulously designed a myriad of large venue and arena systems, video broadcast studios, and intricate projection/LED wall video displays, reflecting his precision and unmatched expertise in the industry.
Joshua’s extraordinary work has garnered widespread recognition, with mentions and features in prominent publications such as ProSound News Magazine, Front of House Magazine (FOH), Worship AVL Magazine, Projection Lights and Stage News, and Commercial Integrator. These features underline his dedication and contribution to advancing technological integration within various spaces.
Marked as a trailblazer in the industry, Joshua has been honored as one of the 40 under 40 industry influencers by Commercial Integrator, highlighting his impactful role in integrating esports into education. His distinctive strategies in incorporating esports within the audio-visual industry did not go unnoticed, earning him the title of Business Partner of the Year by NSCA.
In his commitment to education and industry development, Joshua serves as the Education Ambassador for Acer America, spearheading initiatives and fostering growth within the esports industry. He was spotlighted in USA Today, showcasing his leadership and ongoing efforts in nurturing the evolution of the sector.
Joshua holds influential positions on the advisory boards of several esteemed institutions, including West Virginia University, Stockton University, and Camden County College. His insights and guidance have been pivotal in shaping the future of esports and audio-visual education in these institutions.
With an impressive portfolio encompassing over 100 esports projects and programs, Joshua’s influence stretches across various educational institutions. The University of Delaware, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Edison High School, Kean University, Ottawa University, and Post University are just a few examples of the institutions that have benefited from his visionary approach to esports integration.
Under Joshua’s leadership, his esports designs and projects have repeatedly earned accolades, clinching the prestigious Commercial Integrator's Esports Project of the Year award for two consecutive years. This recognition underscores his commitment to excellence and innovation in every project he undertakes.
Joshua Kell’s indelible impact on the audio-visual and esports landscapes continues to shape the future of these industries. His dedication to pushing boundaries, coupled with a deep understanding of technological integration, positions him as a pivotal figure in driving progress and fostering growth within these rapidly evolving sectors.