Richard Ventura is the vice president of strategic management for NEC Display Solutions of America’s, overseeing all strategy related activities for the organization. Ventura has spent nearly 20 years within the NEC sales and marketing organizations focusing on display solutions, display technologies, projectors, and direct-view LED.
Ventura is a long-standing member of many organizations within the industry as well as currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Digital Signage Federation serving as Chairman and supports the International Committee, Membership Committee as well as the newly formed Global DOOH Council. Ventura is a 2018 inductee in SCN's Hall of Fame.
Ventura holds a BA in history from the University of MN-Morris and a MBA from Hamline University. He is also a retired member of the Minnesota National Guard after 10 years of service in the military.