Modernizing the Smart Home Service Channel: the Future of Service in the Industry
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing Joey Kolchinsky, Founder and CEO of OneVision Resources from his office in Boston, MA. OneVision is focused on modernizing the smart-home service channel, transforming today’s professional smart-home installer into tomorrow’s Technology Manager for the connected family. Joey leveraged his experience supporting families in the Boston area with their technology needs to develop OneVision’s service platform that is changing the smart home, one service-experience at a time. Recorded Live on February 21st, 2018 at 12:30pm EDT.
How D-Tools software streamlines project estimation, system design, and project management
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing Tim Bigones, CMO of D-Tools coming to us live from his office in Concord, CA. Tim has had a 35 year career within television, publishing, multimedia and internet companies and has been with D-Tools since 2005 in various sales and marketing roles. We discuss Tim's background in multimedia, D-Tools 20th year anniversary and Tim's passion for Rock & Roll. Recorded Live on February 15th, 2018 at 12:30pm EDT.
People, Process, and Technology - the Role of Buying Groups in CI
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing Lani Godfrey, South East Region District Manager for Prosource from his home located in Lexington, SC. Lani has spent time during his career with Circuit City, Avad Distribution and a few CI firms. Lani currently manages client and vendor relationships within the Prosource buying group. We discuss ideas around best practices as observed by Lani during his many years in the CI space. Recorded Live on February 7th, 2018 at 12:30pm EDT.
What's new with HDMI?
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing Brent McCall, Director of Product Development and Support of Metra Home Theater Group from his office located in Holly Hill, Fl. Brent is a AV industry veteran since 1977 where he started in retail and has most recently spent the last 12 years in HDMI product development and support. He has worked with thousands of integrators and brings tremendous experience and perspective to the current state of the industry. Brent is also an active forum member on IntegrationPros.org and RemoteCentral.com. Recorded Live on January 31st, 2018 at 12:30pm EDT.
Exploring a better approach to the design-build process
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing David VanWert, President of VanWert Technology Design from his home office in Los Angeles. David is a 20 year A/V integration industry veteran and has been running his design consultancy for the past 8 years and has projects spanning the globe. Recorded Live on January 24th, 2018 at 12:30pm EDT.
An Interview with This Year's Recipient of the CTA TechHome Leadership Award
This week's show features our host Ron Callis interviewing Helen Heneveld, Founder and President of Bedrock Learning from her office in Holland, MI. Helen is the 2018 recipient of the CTA TechHome Leadership Award recognized at CES last week in Las Vegas. An industry pioneer since the late 80's Helen has been helping dealers and manufacturers succeed and thrive in this ever changing industry. Recorded Live on January 17th, 2018 at 12:30pm EDT.