In this weeks home automation show of Automation Unplugged, Matt DeVance, Founder of DeVance Electronic LIfestyle, shares his perspective on the shift in demand for technology in homes and how integrators can prepare.
This week's home automation podcast features our host Ron Callis interviewing Matt DeVance. Recorded live on Friday, May 8th, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. EST.
About Matt DeVance
With over 25 years in the custom audio/video industry, Matt got his start in-car audio after spending his youth watching his father repair home electronics from their home basement as a side-hustle.
After spending 4 years at Dallas based audio-video retailer, Home Entertainment, he ultimately decided to strike out on his own and starting his own integration firm, DeVance Electronic Lifestyles, in 2002.
Today, DeVance is constantly growing. They are expanding their business by buying a building that will double their current space. They have annual revenues approaching $3M with a staff of 11 people.
- Ways in which previous life-changing events, such as 9/11 and the Great Recession, has prepared Matt to better handle this pandemic
- Matt’s perspective on the shift in demand for technology in homes and how integrators can prepare
- How EOS evolved Matt’s business and communications approach
- The importance of company culture and the mentoring of employees