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Automation Unplugged

Automation Unplugged is a Facebook Live show recorded weekly with our host Ron Callis, Owner and CEO of the digital marketing agency, One Firefly. In each Automation Unplugged episode, Ron speaks with leading industry personalities and technology professionals to discuss all things business development, technology trends, and more. These interviews are designed to help our clients and members of the custom integration industry keep up-to-date with the latest news as well as learn from experts in the field.

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Home Automation Podcast Episode #66: An Industry Q&A With Sean Weiner

Scaling a Custom Integration Business

Home Automation Podcast Episode #66: An Industry Q&A With Sean Weiner

This week's home automation podcast features our host Ron Callis interviewing Sean Weiner. Recorded live on Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. EST.

About Sean Weiner

Sean Weiner is currently the president of Starr Systems Design, an electronic systems and electrical contracting firm located in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also currently serving as the Chief Technology Officer at Bravas.

After graduating from the University of Delaware in 1990 with a degree in Economics, Sean spent two years as an installation technician at a Baltimore area audio/video and lighting systems contractor. He then spent another two years in sales with a Washington DC area custom retailer, and ultimately founded Starr Systems Design in the summer of 1994.

Since that time, Starr Systems Design has grown from a three employee audio and video systems contractor to a 50 employee firm specializing in electronic systems, electrical contracting, and security systems.

Interview Recap

Here are some of the topics Ron had the opportunity to discuss with Sean Weiner

  • Integration of the electrical business with the CI business (lighting, controls, energy management, etc.)
  • Service programs and opportunities for the CI business
  • Using software for CI
  • Why scaling a CI business is hard
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