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About The Company

We are a business that is committed to bringing your visions to life. Although the word “tech” is in our name, we pride ourselves on our ability to help you forget about your equipment needs and focus on what you truly want to achieve at your event. We put nerves at ease and help you enjoy the occasion you have worked so hard to plan. Whether your event is about brainstorming, productivity and achieving goals or about celebration, laughter and dancing, we have helped countless clients successfully bring their visions to life. No event is the same as the last one, and we approach each with a fresh perspective and unique approach.

The Owners

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Leo James
Founder, Techtonic Events

Leo James grew up in Santa Cruz, CA. He attended Sonoma State University for Communications and later earned a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Sound Arts at Expression College for the Digital Arts in Emeryville, CA. While still in college, he began working as an Audio Visual technician, providing lighting, sound and video for corporate events and conventions at large, up-scale venues in San Francisco and the East Bay.


In 2012, he was hired as Director of Event Technology at CordeValle Resort in San Martin. After a few years in this position, he moved to Sonoma County to take the position of Director of Audio Visual Services at the prestigious Meadowood Resort in Napa Valley, and later at Meritage Resort in Napa, CA. During those years, Leo provided seamless AV event support for politicians, celebrities and Fortune 500 companies such as Apple, AT&T and Google. He also began to DJ at local bars and nightclubs as a creative outlet for his passion for music. 

In 2014 Leo founded Techtonic Events. Leo is customer-focused and takes pride in the care and high level of collaboration he provides each client, earning numerous 5-star reviews for his services. He currently lives in Santa Rosa, CA with his wife, daughter and son. When he is not working, he loves being outside, fishing, camping, snowboarding and mountain biking.

Bayron Urbina, was born in La Ceiba, Honduras and raised in Santa Rosa, CA. He attended UC Berkeley University and has a degree in Mathematics / Statistics. While still in college, he started working on tech projects that led him to the world of automation, where he gained lots of experience and gathered skills in lighting, sound, and programming. This work has enabled him to be extremely proficient in anything relating to tech.

Bayron has always been fond of music; he started working at local venues and schools as a DJ. He used his automations skills to help promote himself and illustrate new audiovisual experiences to his audience/ clients. Bayron worked for a few years in fintech, business consulting & project management; however, his passion for automation and audiovisuals led him to pursue it as his full time career. 


He currently lives in Sebastopol, CA, with his wife and 3 kids. When he is not working, he loves to play basketball, mountain bike, modify cars and learn new technologies.

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Bayron Urbina
Owner and Operations Manager, Techtonic Events
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