About Me

Asaf Guttman is an Israeli American multimedia systems professional from Essex County, New Jersey. He is a graduate of Saint Leo University. The Saint Leo graduate boasts a unique combination of prestigious technical, engineering, design, sales, and networking skills. He founded Alpha Media Tech, a New York / New Jersey-based multimedia and IT company.

Passionate about supporting those in need, the multimedia systems professional is proud to volunteer for numerous good causes in and around Essex County. Outside of his work and volunteering efforts, he enjoys a wide range of hobbies and other interests. These interests include travel, technology, formula one racing, car enthusiasts, model racing cars, and an overall foodie.

Current Roles & Duties

Alpha Media Technologies

Guttman owns and founded Alpha Media Technologies, a media and IT company headquartered in Montclair, New Jersey. The company specializes in multimedia systems, focusing on audiovisual technologies, secure video conferencing, engineering, and design.

Owner and founder Guttman serves as Alpha Media Tech's lead engineer. He and his team are on hand to deliver expertise in developing and supporting solutions for commercial and residential clients. They are well-versed in many fields, emphasizing audio, video, control, and networking technologies.

Services and solutions provided by Guttman and Alpha Media Tech include commercial and high-end electronics, control systems, software applications, and hardware and software issue troubleshooting. All electronic solutions, control systems, and software applications are delivered in line with their respective manufacturers' specifications to the client's design criteria and industry standards.

APG Multimedia

Alongside Alpha Media Tech, Guttman owns and operates APG Multimedia. He also serves as the company's multimedia consultant. APG Multimedia offers consumer and commercial electronics consulting services in Bloomfield, New Jersey. The multimedia firm provides design, engineering, sales, installation, and project management.

APG Multimedia owner and operator Asaf Guttman focuses on custom controls for Elan Home Systems and AMX, whole-house security arrangements, custom shades, and complete lighting installations. APG Multimedia is proud to be a total solutions provider in the heart of Essex County.

Career History

Before establishing and alongside Alpha Tech Media and APG Multimedia, Guttman enjoyed a successful career working for numerous other prominent and successful businesses. From 2016 until 2017, he was a post-sales and on-site engineer for Visions Viju Connected in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey.

For 12 months, from 2013 to 2014, Guttman was part of the Denville, New Jersey-based Audio Visual Associates team. He stepped into the design and project engineer role at Audio Visual Associates. He oversaw various aspects of the company's product design and support, handling internal network repairs, maintenance, and more.

Meanwhile, from 2011 until 2012, Guttman handled on-site and remote installations for Vidyo, Inc. in Hackensack, New Jersey, as a support engineer. Among his duties was providing networking recommendations for preparing customer networks for video systems.

He has served as an in-demand technology consultant, designer, engineer, multimedia contractor, and subcontractor across much of the northeastern United States since 1999. His past clients have included Bank of America Securities, CSFB, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Merrill Lynch, NASDAQ, Pearson Education, Simon & Schuster, and Viacom.

Academic Background

Asaf Guttman graduated from several prestigious institutions, including Saint Leo University, New York University, and Union County College.

Saint Leo University

Guttman studied computer information systems and several other subjects at Saint Leo University from 2000 until 2002. One of the first nationally accredited universities to offer online learning. Established in 1889, Saint Leo University is a private Roman Catholic liberal arts university in Pasco County, Florida. The university is closely associated with the Benedictine monastery, Saint Leo Abbey.

Courses undertaken by the Alpha Tech Media founder at Saint Leo University included Microsoft Visual C++, accounting, business law, micro and macroeconomics, and psychology.

Institute of Audio Research

In 1995, Guttman completed a 900-hour recording engineering and production program at the Institute of Audio Research, Institute of Audio Research has been a higher education innovator since 1969.

Guttman graduated from New York University's Institute of Audio Research. He graduated having recorded two Recording Workshops I & II projects, using the Trident Series 24 and MCI JH-636 consoles and the Studer A-80 24-track and Tascam DA-88 tape machines. He also constructed and designed four circuitry projects as part of CCW.

Union County College

From 1992 until 1994, Guttman undertook engineering, communications, video editing, and film production courses at Union County College. He majored in engineering. While studying at Union County College, he was routinely responsible for setting up and running audio and video equipment for special campus events.

Located in Union County, New Jersey, the school was founded in 1933, becoming the first of the Garden State's public community colleges. Today, the college has four campuses accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Professional Certification

Asaf Guttman is a two-time AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist. AVIXA is the nonprofit trade association representing audiovisual and information communications professionals and their industries worldwide.

AVIXA Certified Technology Specialists have demonstrated superior audiovisual knowledge and skill and must adhere to the program's code of ethics and conduct. Certification demonstrates an ongoing commitment to professional growth in the audiovisual sector.

In addition to AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist status, Guttman maintains over 25 other pieces of professional accreditation, certification, and training, including:

•    Alphatrain Graduate

•    Avixa CTS Certified

•    AMX Installer, Designer, Programmer 1

•    Biamp Tesira and Audia

•    Crestron Digital Media (Technician, Designer and Engineer)

•    Dante, Level 1 & 2

•    Extron Control Specialist

•    High Profile Client Service Specialist

•    Home Systems Professional

•    Kramer AV over IP Specialist

•    Mersive Technologies, Solstice Pod

•    Microsoft Client Server Specialist

•    Microsoft Client Server Specialist Program

•    OSHA 10 Certified

•    Pelco Enterprise Solutions

•    Planar Mosaic & Clarity Matrix

•    Planar Mosaic, Installer

•    Q-SYS Level 1 Programmer

•    Vidyo Certified Engineer

Personal Life

New Jersey-based Asaf Guttman is proud to volunteer for various good causes in and around his local community. Outside of his work and volunteer efforts, he enjoys numerous hobbies and interests. These hobbies and interests include international travel, technology, automotive racing, and remote control model racing.

Well-traveled, Guttman is bilingual in English and Hebrew. He currently lives in the Essex County township of Bloomfield.


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