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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 #67: An Industry Q&A With Joseph Kolchinsky

Changing the Smart Home One Experience at a Time

Home Automation Podcast Episode #67: An Industry Q&A With Joseph Kolchinsky

This week's home automation podcast features our host Ron Callis interviewing Joseph Kolchinksy. Recorded live on Monday, March 11th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

About Joseph Kolchinsky

Joseph holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He invested in and served on the board of Ihiji, a start-up focused on remote management of the smart-home which was acquired by Control4 in 2017.

Today, Joseph is the Founder/CEO of OneVision Resources and 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.

OneVision is focused on redefining the relationships integrators have with their clients, changing the smart home one experience at a time.

Interview Recap

Here are some of the topics Ron had the opportunity to discuss with Joseph Kolchinsky

  • The importance of an efficient service department and de escalation with a customer
  • Trends of businesses streamlining and standardization within the industry
  • Joseph’s recent involvement with Tech CEO Symposium events
  • The value of an appropriately matched customer and integrator relationship

Home Automation Podcast Episode #8: An Industry Q&A With Mike Maniscalco

Unique Insight into RMR for AV Professionals

Home Automation Podcast Episode #8: An Industry Q&A With Mike Maniscalco

This week's home automation podcast features our host Ron Callis interviewing Mike Maniscalco. Recorded live on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. EST.

About Mike Maniscalco

Mike has a BS in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, specializing in networks and telecommunications. With nearly two decades of experience in network engineering and business management, Mike is published in multiple CEDIA handbooks and guides.

Mike is a CEDIA Registered Outreach Instructor as well as a member of several CEDIA committees, such as the CEDIA IT/Networking Task Force Committee and the CEDIA Tech Council.

Interview Recap

In the interview, Ron was able to pick Mike's brain on a variety of topics, such as:

  •  Mike and Stuart's approach to selling their home automation company

  • How networking has evolved in this industry over the years

  • Hindrances in achieving success with RMR

  •  What RMR can mean for a business in terms of valuation

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