Chris Lacinak

Founder and President

Chris Lacinak

Founder and President

Chris founded AVP in 2006 to empower organizations that want to maximize the usability of their data. Overcoming the challenges of information management for distribution, education, research, monetization, marketing, and business intelligence — both short-term and long-term — continue to drive Chris and his company forward.

Chris loves working with world-class organizations and running the business of AVP. He finds it extremely gratifying to grow the company alongside an extremely intelligent, talented team that collaborates, innovates, solves difficult problems, and has a laser focus on delighting our clients.

Chris served for six years as an Adjunct Professor at New York University’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Masters Degree program, developing and teaching five courses that included Digital Preservation and Video Preservation.

He sits on the board of the Association of Moving Image Archivists and is active in other relevant and standards forming organizations such as the Audio Engineering Society, Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, and the International Organization for Standardization.