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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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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.

Home Automation Unplugged Episode #244: An Industry Q&A with Ryan Davis

May 30, 2023
Automation Unplugged #244 features Ryan Davis, President of Ratio Inc. Join us for an exciting show that dives deep into differentiating your company through branding, the current economic climate in the AV industry, and more!

Home Automation Unplugged Episode #243: An Industry Q&A with Cameron Howitt

May 23, 2023
Automation Unplugged #243 features Cameron Howitt, Manager of Project Management and IT at One Firefly. Join us for an exciting show that dives deep into the role of client onboarding, maintaining client trust post-sale, and more!

Home Automation Unplugged Episode #242: An Industry Q&A with Tom Manna

May 08, 2023
In this week's episode of Automation Unplugged, Tom Manna, President/Founder of Digital Home Systems, Inc. shares his extensive management background in electronic marketing and computer-based organizations.