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Glenn Technical Director The Production Exchange Wooburn Green, High Wycombe, United Kingdom sing the skills he’s developed as a stage manager in theater, Glenn Bolton has made a splash in his role as the technical director of event services company The Production Exchange. His natural migration into this position has led to experience in a variety of disciplines including theater, live performance, music, outdoor productions, consumer and high-profile public events, as well as ceremonies. Glenn has developed expertise in strategy and planning, technical design and operations, and logistics management since taking on the role of technical director full time. At The Production Exchange, he regularly handles technical direction, production manufacturing, and cost checking and proposals. He also enables clients to deliver events and works on television, theater productions and live events. His expert production processing and execution abilities have been utilized on a number of large-scale projects and events, including the opening and closing ceremonies of the London 2012 Summer Olympics and the Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games, where attendance ranged from 50,000 to 70,000 people. Glenn’s risk- taking ability in the face of a challenge has led to ongoing success, seen by his continuous work with agencies like Jack Morton Worldwide. Throughout the production process, Glenn remains focused on creative ambition, fabrication, methodology and technical design. This ensures a result reflective of a practical, affordable and effectively communicated process. He stays abreast of new advancements in technical design by always looking for innovative techniques or adaptations to deliver a fresh solution for every design. Glenn maintains continued technical coordination with the production crew, stakeholders, management, contractors, and suppliers from onsite delivery and post production. It’s this kind of teamwork that ensures a smooth execution throughout showtime and has set the standard for his professional reputation. Glenn completed coursework in stage management and technical theater at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art in 2003. He was the recipient of the IVCA Global Award in 2010. For more information, visit www.creativetechnicalsolutions.co.uk or www.theproductionexchange.co.uk . 154

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