We’re passionate about what we do and are driven by the challenge of innovation. Every project is viewed as a unique opportunity to enhance workplace communications and increase productivity, and we regularly receive projects that challenge our creativity and inspire us to think ‘outside the box’.
Our people have a diverse range of specialist skills, enabling them to design and engineer complex technology solutions across a broad range of industries.
Gavin Hulme - Managing Director
In 1990, Gavin attended the school of Audio Engineering in London where he was inspired to pursue a career in Audio Visual Technologies. Accompanied by a love of electronics, computer science, and acoustics from an early age, Gavin also completed several study modules on Information Technology and Communication Systems from Charles Sturt University.
Gavin’s interest and involvement with AV and electronics span across 5 decades. He completed his first AV installation when he was in grade five.
With over 35 years of experience and knowledge in Audio Visual technology, live production, and theatrical design engineering solutions, Gavin is an experienced and exceptional AV design engineer, sound production operator and corporate project manager. He has been involved in hundreds of commercial and corporate AV projects and has a lifelong passion for all things acoustic. Achieving clear and intelligible audio for listeners and audiences is Gavin’s driving force.
For over 5 years Gavin was Head of the Technical Department at the Geelong Performing Arts Centre, and for over a decade, he Project Managed Victoria’s iconic Port Fairy Folk Festival. Gavin has overseen the implementation of major technical equipment contracts on constructions such as Geelong Grammar’s Creative Education Centre and Warrnambool’s Lighthouse Theatre. His company and crew played a pivotal role in the AV installation work completed on the new Geelong Library and Heritage Centre.
As Owner and Director of MultiTek Solutions, Gavin leads the design and engineering team, customising AV solutions for clients whilst utilising the latest in AV technology.
When he’s not design-engineering or overseeing a major technical project, you’ll find Gavin out on the ocean perfecting either his windsurfing or stand up paddle boarding techniques.
Shane Haugh - General Manager
Shane’s experience spans over 15 years in the entertainment industry in all manner of live production, theatre design and commercial and corporate audio visual systems. These experiences make him a vital part of MultiTek’s Team.
Shane graduated from Federation University in 2002 with a Diploma of Entertainment in Lighting, Sound & Production Management and has been highly sought after ever since. He has continually added to his skills in design by completing a range of industry studies including Revit Architecture and Auto CAD at RMIT.
Shane’s career has included working with some of Australia’s finest entertainment personalities as a touring lighting designer as well as working in many performing arts centres around the country.
In recent years Shane has moved to AV integration and theatre design in both sales and design roles. Shane has worked with many AV integrators and theatre designers, including international theatre consultancy firm Marshall Day Entertech.
His comprehensive entertainment industry and AV knowledge, combined with his creative skills from his design background have seen him involved in design and integration projects across a breadth of entertainment and corporate venues.
Shane’s excellent team leading and training skills along with his commitment to innovation and design enable him to manage technical advisory solutions both for design and installation.
Shane’s excellent organisational skills and his strategic and comprehensive approach to managing people also make him our highly valued Human Resource Manager.
Shane is a keen runner and enjoys keeping fit and when he is not at work he likes to spend time with his family and friends, enjoying fine food, wine and travel.
Marty Schmidt - Operations and Technical Support Manager
Marty’s interest in electronics started as a child and was further nurtured by his family’s musical background, so it was from an early age that he decided to pursue a career in the Entertainment and Audio Visual industry.
In 1996, Marty began working as a sound engineer for DB Concert Sound in Geelong where he relished the opportunity to travel with a broad range of artists. Marty quickly developed a love for the industry and was afforded the opportunity of working with several companies. He was a senior technician at the Geelong Performing Arts Centre before commencing with MultiTek in 2011.
Marty’s in-depth knowledge of electronics accompanied by his sharp understanding of system operations make him a vital member of our installation team. Marty has a wealth of experience in “Audio Digital Signal Processors” and has been instrumental in overseeing the installation of many high-performance AV systems in many different facilities. Marty is a guide and mentor to our younger team members and he recently took over the managing role of our 'Service Department'.
When he’s not working, Marty enjoys a night out at the theatre and savours any time spent with friends or playing golf. As a sporting enthusiast he also enjoys taking to the waves for a surf or swim, and when Marty has the time, he likes to watch a good game of footy or tennis.
Adam Lippens - Business Administration Manager
Adam is MultiTek Solutions' Business Administration Manager. He joined MultiTek early in 2018 and comes from a comprehensive background in Accounts Management, and Office Administration. Adam has a wide array of experience in senior administration and accounts; he is also skilled in warehouse operations and sales.
Adam oversees the support operations of MultiTek Solutions, ensuring the office runs smoothly and accomplishes its goals on a daily basis. Adam facilitates and manages all reception work involving the receipt and direction of office guests, phone coverage, and clerical tasks. He is efficient and enthusiastic and pays close attention to fine details. Adam's role is to support customers, suppliers and staff of MultiTek Solutions. Adam will do his best to resolve any arising issues for you, and he'll help you out in any way needed.
When Adam's not running the MultiTek front office, he's busy spending time with his four boys and family. Adam has a natural flair for music; he loves to wind down by playing his guitar or drums. Come the weekend you'll more than likely find Adam heading out to the green for a hit of golf.
Dean joined MultiTek Solutions in 2013 and has over 18 years’ experience in corporate audio visual installation and video production. With a strong knowledge of electronics and extensive fault finding and troubleshooting know-how, Dean's high-level of expertise make him a valuable asset to our MTS' team.
Dean has a Diploma in Project Management, Cert 4 Trainer and Assessor and ACMA registration. He is extensively qualified in systems programming with certifications in Dynalite, Crestron Digital Media, Crestron and Clear One.
Dean is our in-house guru when it comes to broadcast and video production. He has worked with several of Victoria’s leading universities and on complex AV systems for major corporations such as Telstra, the National Australia Bank, BHP and CPA.
Dean ensures all our clients’ ‘scheduled and reactive’ AV maintenance is taken care of with the highest standard and in a timely manner. When he’s not busy programming a system or coordinating a video shoot, Dean likes to spend any free time with his wife and extended family. He also enjoys having quality time with his children.
Julia Hulme – Marketing
Julia comes from a teaching background with over 21 years of experience working in both primary and secondary education.
Julia has completed journalism, literary and education studies from Deakin University and has also completed Post Grad work from the University of Melbourne.
On a day-to-day basis, Julia is responsible for all inbound and outbound marketing efforts, she oversees all advertising, copywriting, business awards, website design and development material.
Julia’s passion for writing and creativity immediately attracted her to the position at MultiTek Solutions. She loves the psychology behind advertising and relishes the design process involved in creating promotional materials, always striving to engage clients with the products and information they want to be reading about.
As a former educator, she understands the importance of emerging technologies and loves knowing that MultiTek Solutions’ AV systems enhance and broaden people’s lives.
In addition to enjoying her days at the office, Julia loves to travel with her family, cuddle with her two cats and take long endurance walks in the hills.
Brenton McKee – Senior Installation Technician
Brenton is a conscientious and meticulous technician who has worked on an exhaustive range of high calibre AV installation projects including fit offs and commissioning for a wide variety of performing arts, corporate and educational spaces.
Brenton completed his Electro Technology Apprenticeship with MultiTek Solutions in 2015. His qualifications include a Cert II in Electro-Technology from the Gordon Technical College and a Cert III in Electronics and Communications from Swinburne University.
Brenton has a keen interest in electronic systems and technology products. He has worked extensively with MultiTek’s install team, notably on the technical AV installation work completed on Geelong Grammar’s School for Performing Arts and Creative Education and the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts, new foyer, and theatrical spaces.
When he’s not busy working for MultiTek Solutions, Brenton’s an avid outdoor enthusiast, he loves fishing and hunting. Brenton also supports the Richmond Tigers and relishes any opportunity to watch them play, throughout the AFL footy season.
Brodie Stevens – Installation Technician
Starting in early 2014 as an Apprentice at MultiTek Solutions, Brodie has a strong interest in live theatre and the technical components of the performing arts industry. Brodie obtained his Certificate III in Electronics and Communications from Swinburne University, completing his apprenticeship in 2018.
Brodie has a keen interest in, and enthusiasm for, audio, electronics, and latest technologies. He takes great pride in the servicing and maintenance of the numerous AV systems that he has been directly involved with, for a wide variety of clients.
Building, making and fixing things is second nature to Brodie, and he loves learning about new things. In his free time Brodie likes to be innovative, he channels his creative talents through his hobby of crafting accessories and costumes. Brodie's also a talented and enthusiastic stilt walker. Recently, his interests have extended into the areas of Circus Skills, including juggling, tumbling and the impressive Roue Cyr.
Brendan Dillon – AV Installation Apprentice
Brendan commenced his apprenticeship with MultiTek Solutions in June 2019. He comes to MTS with a broad background in Audio Engineering and Production. Previously, Brendan was a teacher at Oxygen College in Geelong, where he taught the Certificate and Diploma Level Audio Engineering classes. He has great interpersonal skills and extensive Audio Production experience.
Brendan took up his new role of 'Audio-Visual Installation Apprentice' with MultiTek seeking to expand his expertise and knowledge. He will complete the Cert 111 in Electronics and Communication through Swinburne University.
Brendan's mature manner and enthusiastic nature make him a valuable member of the MultiTek team. He is a quick, and keen learner who goes the extra mile to get results.
When Brendan's not studying, or working for MTS, he enjoys tinkering with mechanics and cruising the roads on his beloved vintage motorbike.