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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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The Leading Ladies in Tech Take Over AU for International Women’s Day

April 04, 2024
Automation Unplugged #262 is a special episode hosted by Kat Wheeler in celebration of International Women’s Day. Kat and an amazing panel of women discussed the value of in-person events, how to find and retain top talent in tech, and more!

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 #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 Podcast Episode #171: An Industry Q&A With Jason McGraw

May 27, 2021
In this weeks home automation show of Automation Unplugged, Jason McGraw, Group Vice President at CEDIA Expo & KBIS at Emerald shares what to expect from the 2021 CEDIA Expo including top brands attending such as Crestron, Lutron, and Savant.

Home Automation Podcast Episode #164: An Industry Q&A With Susan Cashen

April 13, 2021
In this weeks home automation show of Automation Unplugged, Susan Cashen, Former CMO at Control4 and Active CEDIA Advisor shares her journey from helping launch the TIVO brand in the '90s to becoming one of the first employees of Control4 energy division.

Home Automation Podcast Episode #101: An Industry Q&A With Alexa and Angel Centeno

March 24, 2020
In this weeks home automation show of Automation Unplugged, Alexa, and Angel Centeno of SDI Boston share their passion for the custom integration industry from their recent merger with audioDave to their impressive smart home showroom.

Home Automation Podcast Episode #93: An Industry Q&A With Jamie Briesemeister

December 18, 2019
In this weeks home automation show of Automation Unplugged, Jamie Briesemeister of CEDIA shares how being a woman in business and resources she’s been able to share and gain from other women in the field.

Home Automation Podcast Episode #89: An Industry Q&A With Matt Scott

October 02, 2019
The Business of Running a Business

Home Automation Podcast Episode #86: An Industry Q&A With Matt Sailor

August 26, 2019
The Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Automation Industry