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Automation Unplugged

If you’ve visited our Facebook page recently, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve started hosting Facebook Live interviews on a regular basis! These interviews are designed to help our clients and members of the custom integration industry keep up-to-date with the latest trends and news as well as learn from experts in the field.

Articles tagged with: Automation Industry Perspective

Watch Episode #13: an Industry Q&A Session with Richard Glikes

A Glimpse into the Benefits of Buying Groups

Watch Episode #13: an Industry Q&A Session with Richard Glikes

In this Automation Unplugged episode, Ron Callis interviewed Richard Glikes, president of Azione Unlimited. Azione Unlimited is one of the top buying groups for CE and CI professionals. Richard and Ron talked about the advantages of joining a buying group and what's coming up at CEDIA and the Azione Fall conference.

Watch Episode #12: an Industry Q&A Session with Greg Simmons

Buyouts, Builder Programs, and Security RMR

Watch Episode #12: an Industry Q&A Session with Greg Simmons

In this Automation Unplugged episode, Ron Callis interviewed Greg Simmons, Co-Owner and Vice President at Eagle Sentry. Eagle Sentry is the 27th largest integrator in the CEPro 100. During the interview, Ron and Greg discussed best practices regarding RMR through security monitoring, reaching out the builders, Eagle Sentry's role in the smart home design for Indy racecar driver Alex Tagliani, and the process of doing a leveraged buyout.

Watch Episode #11: an Industry Q&A Session with Paul Starkey

A Sneak Peak at CEDIA 2017's Top Event

Watch Episode #11: an Industry Q&A Session with Paul Starkey

In this Automation Unplugged episode, Ron Callis interviewed Paul Starkey, CEO of Vital Management and Bravas Group, about the upcoming Queen of Hearts benefit concert at CEDIA 2017. The benefit concert promises to "combine big fun, big surprises and industry support for the major cause of female victims of trafficking through GenerateHope."