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Paul Alegado, Manager, Western Canada Region
Paul Alegado is Manager, Western Canada Region, for Engineering Harmonics. In this role, he is responsible for managing the company's client services in British Columbia, Alberta and the US West. In addition, he carries out senior design and project management services for the company’s diversified client base in the region.
With more than 16 years’ design and project management experience in the fields of audio-visual technology and performance sound, he provides specialized consulting services for facilities ranging from opera houses, concert halls and multi-purpose theatres to boardrooms, lecture halls, casinos and sports facilities. He has served as a designer with Engineering Harmonics since 1999.
He has a unique understanding of each team member’s capabilities and responsibilities and uses a range of project management methods to ensure projects are successful. Over the course of his career, Paul has had the opportunity to experience every facet of a project, from penciling an initial design and providing precise calculations, to computerized measurement of final system performance. He is one of our busiest project managers and designers.
As project manager and designer with Engineering Harmonics, Paul’s portfolio includes:
- Arts of Collin County, Allen, TX
- Broadway Rose Theatre for Universal Studios, Dubai
- Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts, CalgaryVancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre
- James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
- Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City
- Mazagan Resort, Morocco
- Overture Center for the Performing Arts, Madison, WI
- South Okanagan Events Centre
- Trump International Hotel and Tower, Toronto
- The University of Delaware’s Center for the Arts
- Winspear Opera House and Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas
- Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto
Education & Career Beginnings
Paul graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida in 1994. Like many dedicated engineers, his involvement with electronic audio/video systems began in his early teens. He has since attained certification for BSS Soundweb and AMX programming, and his skill set includes computer aided design (CAD), programming of control systems, acoustical modeling using Enhanced Acoustic Simulator for Engineers (EASE) and SmaartLive© acoustical measurement software.
A registered Professional Engineer in the provinces of Ontario and Alberta, Paul is a member of Infocomm, the Audio Engineering Society (AES), the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), and the Order of the Engineer (US).
As a project manager and designer, Paul has contributed to a number of technical articles and magazine features, including “Mandating the House Audio System” (Lighting & Sound America, April 2007), “Overture Center for the Performing Arts” (Professional Sound, February 2005), and “Install of the Month: Redwood Park Church, Thunder Bay, Ontario” (Sound & Video Contractor, January 2005).