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Join Ron Callis, Owner & CEO of One Firefly and industry veteran, as he talks business development, technology trends, and more with leading personalities in the tech industry. Automation Unplugged (AU) is produced and broadcast live every week.
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An AV and integration-focused podcast broadcast live weekly
Join Ron Callis, Owner & CEO of One Firefly and industry veteran, as he talks business development, technology trends, and more with leading personalities in the tech industry. Automation Unplugged (AU) is produced and broadcast live every week.
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Eagle Sentry’s Service Manager On Leadership Principles & Attracting New CI Talent

November 22, 2023
Automation Unplugged #253 features Chris Oram, Service Manager at Eagle Sentry. Join us for an exciting show that dives into Chris’s journey from DIY to pro AV, what is takes to run service in the CI channel, and more!

Home Automation Unplugged Episode #252: An Industry Q&A with Clinton Muntean

November 15, 2023
Automation Unplugged #252 features Clinton Muntean, President of Mainline Marketing. Join us for an exciting show that dives into Clinton’s advice for finding success in sales, predictions for the economic landscape in 2024, and more!

Home Automation Unplugged Episode #251: An Industry Q&A with Xavier Adechy

October 18, 2023
Automation Unplugged #251 features Xavier Adechy, Director of Adelux Consulting in the UK. Join us for an exciting show that dives into lighting control system design, the power of good content on YouTube, and more!

Home Automation Unplugged Episode #250: An Industry Q&A with Tom Doherty

October 11, 2023
Automation Unplugged #250 features Tom Doherty, Director of New Technology Initiatives at HTSA. Join us for an exciting show that dives into the rise of lighting control in the industry, AI and how it will impact our future, and more!

Home Automation Unplugged Episode #249: An Industry Q&A with David Kitchener

September 27, 2023
Automation Unplugged #249 features David Kitchener, founder of Essential Install Magazine and EI Live! Join us for an exciting show that dives into the AV and integration landscape in the UK, and more!

Home Automation Unplugged Episode #248: An Industry Q&A with Ian Williams

September 25, 2023
Automation Unplugged #248 features Ian Williams, CEO of Aspire Audio Video Solutions. Join us for an exciting show that dives deep into the challenges of opening a new business during the pandemic, the state of hiring in the AV industry, and more!

Home Automation Unplugged Episode #247: An Industry Q&A with John Henkel

July 26, 2023
Automation Unplugged #247 features John Henkel, Director of Product Marketing at NETGEAR AV. Join us for an exciting show that dives deep into why Netgear AV entered the CI channel, the role of AI in content creation, and more!

Home Automation Unplugged Episode #246: An Industry Q&A with Jason Knott

July 10, 2023
Automation Unplugged #246 features Jason Knott, Data Solutions Architect & Evangelist at D-Tools. Join us for an exciting show that dives deep into Jason's 23 years of experience as Editor of CE Pro, the role of recurring revenue in our industry, and more

Home Automation Unplugged Episode #245: An Industry Q&A with Shawnon Parkinson

June 26, 2023
Automation Unplugged #245 features Shawnon Parkinson, President of Zettacomm. Join us for an exciting show that dives deep into Zettacomm's feature article in the Wall Street Journal, local market trends in Silicon Valley, and more.