The University of California, Davis
Home Entertainment Systems
Audio & Video Streaming
Barb Gonzalez is a former writer for Lifewire, where she wrote extensively on digital media, home entertainment, and mobile computing. After more than a dozen years in film and television production for such major studios as Columbia Pictures, Universal, and Disney, Gonzalez spent eight years in home-entertainment sales, installation and training.
She has been a guest expert on national and internet radio, offering explanations and advice on home-entertainment technology and has spoken on panels at the Consumer Electronics Show, as an advocate for simplifying technology and promoting the need for consumer education in marketing.
Gonzalez's ability to explain technology in a simple manner earned her the title of "Simple Tech Guru" for her ability to break down difficult technologies into understandable terms. She is also the author of "The Home Electronics Survival Guide" and "Home Theater Made Simple."
Gonzalez attended The University of California, Davis, where she earned her B.S. in Fashion Communications.
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