Joe Barnes joined GoVision in October of 2013. He oversees the maintenance and repair of GoVision’s entire inventory of LED screens and production equipment. From coordination with international vendors, development of maintenance procedures, and component-level repair, Joe’s extensive technical knowledge is integral to GoVision’s unparalleled product reliability.
A native of Paris, TX, Joe has over forty years’ experience in the commercial and consumer electronics industries. When he is away from work, Joe enjoys fishing, songwriting, and playing the guitar.
How did you come to be part of the GoVision Family?
Chris Curtis, whom I have known for years, asked if I would be interested in repairing some of our large LED inventory, I said yes and we evolved into an electronic repair and Quality Assurance and Control department.
Tell us a bit about your background in the tech world? How did you become the expert Quality Assurance Quality Control Director you are today?
In the mid- seventies, I took courses in electronic theory and repair while working in consumer electronic repair facilities etc. for the next 40 years.
You’ve been with GoVision for a while now, what has been your favorite GoVision moment?
Any of the GoVision Mudbug Boils in the warehouse.
If you could describe GoVision in one word what would it be and why?
Resilient, because through our employees we are able to adjust and adapt to reach our goal.
Tell us a bit about you: your favorite sports team, your family, hobbies — We want to get to know you personally!
I formerly played a lot of competitive tennis but knee injuries ended that so, now I play guitar and try to write a few songs.
Dallas Cowboys always!
I have 4 grandchildren, 3 boys, 1 girl and 1 great grandson.