Professional, technical services for your event.
Senior Manager of A/V Solutions & Event Production
John Gazette“KLA Is where passion meets innovation to create something special.”
John was raised in West Bloomfield and Novi and then went on to school at Michigan State University. He started working at KLA as an intern between his junior and senior year of college. He then graduated from Michigan State with a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications. After graduation, John started working with KLA and is now Senior Manager of the AV Solutions Group. The group has received multiple awards from Michigan Meetings + Events Magazine as part of their “Best of” awards for their AV and Event Production work.
John is the official Game Day DJ for the Detroit Lions! He has a passion for music; he enjoys playing, mixing, and experiencing live entertainment and concerts. His other interests include snowboarding, golf, hockey, and traveling.
A/V Solutions Consultant
Neil Sever“Our clients become believers.”
From presidents, pop stars and the pope, to music festivals with 100,000 fans and keynote addresses with 100 guests, Neil Sever’s passion is achieving audio perfection that presents clients at their best. As events production manager and front of house (FOH) engineer at KLA Laboratories since 2005, Neil and KLA’s experienced production staff work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that the intricate audio/visual systems they rent, design and implement for events run smoothly. Equally valuable to clients is the preparation, grace under pressure and immense skill exhibited by Neil and his team when inevitable glitches do occur, which are assessed and corrected immediately.
Neil, who was associated with KLA for 10 years prior to joining the company, has grown the department by over 500% in the past 11 years. He also works closely with KLA’s other divisions to implement innovative wireless solutions and systems to enhance the event experience for attendees.
Since the age of three when he starting playing drums and piano, Neil’s first love has always been music. Both on and off the road, he has installed PA systems, mixed sound for internationally-renowned artists and performed in a band since his teens.