Crestron announces passing of CTO

Crestron has announced that its CTO, Fred Bargetzi has died.

The company released a statement this morning announcing the sad news. It read: “His impact on our company cannot be overstated. The impact he’s had on our industry is even greater. Under Fred’s leadership, he challenged us to not only push the boundaries of what’s possible, but to do so with an eye towards making the world a better place.

“Having just celebrated his 30th anniversary at Crestron, Fred leaves behind a legacy of innovation, creativity, enthusiasm, and kindness that has helped shape the AV industry into what it is today. We are eternally grateful for his dedication and inspiration. He will be deeply missed.”

Crestron is planning several ways to honour his life and are inviting people to share their thoughts, memories and condolences by emailing

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