Gavin Culbertson

Gavin is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over a decade of experience in
innovative technical projects. He has experience in museums, AV, IT, systems integration, construction,
film production, and app and exhibit UX/UI design. Signature accomplishments include being owners
representative and technical project manager for two new building construction projects, successfully
managing multiple system integrations projects with year-long durations, leading an international
technology professionals’ group, creating an interactive LED lighting and projection mapping display,
founding and managing his own nonprofit as executive director, and producing a feature film.

During his 10-year tenure in museum organizations, he joined committees and gave presentations for
the Museum Computer Network and became the leader of the American Public Gardens Association’s
Technology and Innovation Professional Section, serving for 2 years as Vice-chair before being elected
Chair. This organization brought together technology professionals from over 600 organizations
throughout the US, Mexico, and Canada. In this role he crafted and promoted IT best practices and
organizational development for digital success, and launched an association-wide corporate partnership
to test and rollout a global plant identification app.

In 2019, Gavin joined LINX, a nation-wide technology integrator headquartered in Denver, CO. Within his
first few months at the company, he was assigned one of the company’s largest projects. He regularly
manages multiple complex projects with $1M+ budgets, focusing on AV integration for new
construction, office renovations, and exhibition spaces. He directs large teams of technicians and field
engineers and orchestrates the process of multidisciplinary teams including programming, engineering,
and production departments.

Over the last 5 years at LINX and Denver Botanic Gardens, he has focused his organizational leadership
work on process improvement. He proposed and developed the first Project Management Office (PMO)
at both organizations and adapted Agile methodology for exhibit and engineering design teams.

He has a B.A. in Film Production and extensive nonprofit management experience as founder and
executive director of Empowerment Arts, a nonprofit that produces narrative films for cultural and
educational influence. He was also the producer and director of the organization’s award-winning
feature film, “A Paper Tiger Burns” filmed in Colombia, South America and USA locations.