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Our Team

APP DEVELOPERS, INSTRUCTORS AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

We are very proud to be working with such a talented staff of developers and classroom instructors.


DIANA WEYNAND (Apple Certified Trainer and Distinguished Educator)

Diana has authored many books including the Apple Pro Training Series books:  Final Cut Pro since Version 5, Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors, Final Cut Express, How Video Works and The Secrets of Video Blogging.  A distinguished educator, Diana, has been on the cutting edge of technology training for two decades. She is also an Emmy nominated editor and producer and is considered the one of best Apple instructors in the world.  Diana has two Master Degrees - one in music education and the other in communications. 

HUBERT KRZYSZTOFIK (Apple Certified Trainer and App Developer)

Hubert is our lead iPhone, iPad and Android developer.  His is one of the smartest guys around!  He is a multi-media guru and also works with us on our e-Learning course development.  Hubert is an Apple Certified instructor and an expert in video solutions.  He has over a decade of experience in multi-media and most recently was the CTO for Pullen Television. Hubert has two dogs named Sophie and Lexy.

ROBERT SCHEID (Apple Master Trainer)

Among other things, Robert is a Master Certified Apple Instructor, certified in Final Cut Pro,  Motion, Soundtrack Pro and DVD Studio Pro. He has been working with us for the past three years and is earning many frequent flyers miles travelling around the country for us.  In addition, Robert also teaches Impro acting and performs with the Captains of Industry.  Teaching is performance art and Robert is one of the best!  

JAMES ALGUIRE (Apple Master Trainer)

James is an Apple Master Trainer, and has been involved in the computer industry for 25 years.  His experience includes digital design, electronic prepress multimedia, digital video/audio technical support.  He is an Apple Certified Trainer for both ProApps and IT, is also an Apple Certified Technical Co-ordinator, an Apple Certified Help Desk Special and Apple Certified Support Professional.  James was also a contributing writer for Diana's Apple Pro Training Series book: Final Cut Pro X.

BRENDAN BOYKIN (Apple Certified Trainer)

After some time spent on the broadcast and corporate paths, Brendan decided to blaze his own trail. An Apple Certified Instructor, Brendan has been training for Weynand now for four years in addition to being Diana's technical editor on her Apple Pro Training Series book, Final Cut Pro 7, and the iKeysToGo: Final Cut Pro 7 iPhone and iPod Touch application. He also authors the Apple Pro Training Quick Start Guides for Final Cut Pro and Motion. Weynand has literally sent Brendan coast to coast (including Alaska!) to train on Final Cut Studio.

JENN GARRISON (Apple Certified Trainer)

An Apple Certified Trainer, Jenn Garrison was selected as one of Film Independent’s “Project:Involve” fellows. Through that fellowship, Jenn’s work has been featured in “Vanity Fair” and showcased in the “W Hotels” internationally. Jenn’s work was also sponsored by “Banana Republic” and “NBC/Universal” studios. In addition her films have played in over 100 film festivals winning top awards including: a college EMMY, a Student Academy Award nomination, the “Jury Prize" at the Bologna International Women's Film Festival,the “Audience Award” at the Night Gallery Film Festival. For the past two years Jenn has been headlining Weynand's Final Cut Pro 7 training courses specializing in education and local Hollywood based entertainment clients.

BEVERLY HOUWING (Adober Certified Expert)

With Beverly, Weynand customizes training on the Adobe Creative Suite and digital photography, so our clients get up to speed quickly on Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, Camera RAW, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat. Beverly worked with Adobe Systems as a Business Development Manager in graphics and ePaper products for over six years and has Adobe Expert Certification in several applications. She also teaches InDesign at UCLA Extension as part of their Design Communication Arts Certificate Program, plus she is a very talented freelance graphic artist who works in design, photo retouching and creating interfactive PDF forms. Beverly has a cat named Mango.

IGOR TORGENSON (Trainer)

Igor has a M.F.A in Film Production from Boston University and has created several films and has extensive experience in still photography and lighting.  Igor is also an Impro actor, who began his career at age six in a theater made of clothes pins and bed sheets!  He has been teaching Apple's Pro Apps software packages for the past seven years and recently has been an editing instructor with the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles. 

SEAN FAILLA (Business Development)

Sean Failla is Rev Up Transmedia’s new V.P. of Sales & Marketing for our eLearning Cloud & Mobile platforms. Sean brings several years of executive leadership, consulting and entrepreneurial experience within various technology companies and sectors.  His background within large corporations and small emerging companies has enabled him to work skillfully across the enterprise and become an impetus for sustainable growth and profitability. You can follow Sean on Twitter @greentechexec and through his guest Blog here at Rev Up Transmedia.