Strategic Planning – Industry Experience – Strategic Alliances
New Business Development – Training and Education
Product Development – Organizational Design & Development
Passionate management executive with 20+ years’ experience in the Information Technology/Consumer Electronics convergence (IoT) space creating successful start-ups and building successful organizations. Proven ability to identify strategic opportunities to gain market share and capitalize on market opportunities to drive revenues, profits, and growth. Renowned Connected Systems (IoT) Industry Expert.
Nortek Security & Control, Carlsbad, CA, Sept 2012–Sept 2016
Evolve Guest Controls, Inc, New Hyde Park, NY, Jan 2009–Sept 2012
Superna, Inc, Langhorne, PA, 2007–2009
On-Q/Legrand, Middletown, PA, 2004–2007
CompUSA/Digital Living, Florida, 2002–2004
Established Digital Living Program in the State of Florida, part of a national rollout of a companywide initiative. Involved in sales, business development and marketing of Low-Voltage Integration services to Builders, Developers and CompUSA Clients. Worked with stores to help educate and institute Digital Living procedures and concepts.
HomeWorks Automation, Florida, 1995–2002
Founded one of the most successful and well-known Residential Systems Integration firms in the United States. Firm created out of successful IT consulting group. Involved in all facets of the business including human resources, professional development, budgeting, investor relations, project management, inventory management, design, installation, customer service and collections. Contracts with over 25 builders, resulting in over 5000 installations statewide.
LEL Computer Systems, Florida, 1993–1996
Developed marketing plan for revolutionary new video distribution product, successfully launched company to become a world leader. Grew sales from $0 to over $1,000,000 in less than two years. Established worldwide network of dealers and integrators using tradeshows and advertising to drive awareness and create a market.
Other positions held – Intelligent Electronics, Regional Franchise Manager, Florida, 1990–1993; Tandy Corporation, District Manager, 1985–1990.
BS in Business Management, Minor in Marketing, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Subject Matter Expert chair for new certification (CEA/CompTIA DHTI+) in Residential Low-voltage industry.
Highly rated and popular speaker at many trade shows/seminars including the Consumer Electronics Show, International Builders Show, Southeastern Builders Conference, TBX and both Fall and Spring EH Expos.
Interviewed as an “Industry Expert” by numerous TV and print news agencies
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Ashburn, Virginia 20147
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