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2023 CONNECTIONS Speakers


Mark Benson, Head of SmartThings, Samsung SmartThings

Anthony Dohrmann, Founder and CEO, ECG - Electronic Caregiver

Jennifer Harris,  Federal Program Officer, Texas, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

Lon Huber, SVP, Pricing & Customer Solutions, Duke Energy Corporation

David Puckett, Vice President, Global Devices Product Strategy, Comcast


Shankar Achanta, VP, Products, Sunnova

Dean Avgiris, Executive Director - Xfinity Home, Comcast

Brendan Armstrong Sr., President and Owner, Trinity Wiring & Security Solutions

Greg Baldauf, Director, Revenue Edge SmartLife Partnerships, Calix

Shawn Barry, VP Strategic Sales, Alarm.com

Eugenia Blackstone, Chief Marketing Officer, Iris Powered by Generali

Jean Anne Booth, CEO, UnaliWear

Thomas Breare, Head of Flexibility and Partnerships, Octopus Energy

Roger Clawson, Director Home Builder Division, SafeStreets USA

Jim Conti, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Nimbio

Gregory Couvreur, Founder and Managing Principal, Mighty Acorns Capital

Michael Crane, Vice President Global Business Development, Imprint Energy

Colin Cureton, Senior Director of IoT Home & Life Ecosystems & Marketing, Silicon Labs

Clint Cushing, CEO, Nomo Hub

Jan Dawson, Senior Director, Research & Insights, Vivint

Jennifer Doctor, Senior Director, Product Management, Johnson Controls

Jason Dudley, Director, Product Development and Implementation, GreenMarbles

Brooke Ellison, VP of Technology and Innovation, United Spinal Association

Steve Elliston, President, Elliston Systems & Design

Aaron Emigh, CEO and Co-Founder, Brilliant

Nick English, CEO North America, Kaadas Smart Door Locks

Jesse Fallick, VP of Product, Recurve

Nathanial Findlay, CEO, Lifeguard Health

Scott Ford, Founder & CEO, Pepper IoT

Ross Garrett, Chief Product Officer, CamerEye

Peter Giacalone, President, Giacalone Associates

Wade Gibson, Chief Sales & Customer Acquisition Officer, Brinks Home

Geordie Hagerman, EVP Commercialization, Cognitive Systems

Mason Hall, Head of Connected Products, Moen

Morgan Hertel, VP of Technology and Innovation, Rapid Response Monitoring

Daniel Herscovici, Partner, Edison Partners

Warren Hill, VP, Marketing, Alula

Jerome Howard, Chief Operating Officer, Culture Wireless

Kevin Jameson, Volunteer President | Founder, Dementia Society of America

Advait Katarki, Manager, Product Line Sales & Business Development - EV Charging & Connected Solutions, Eaton

Abe Kinney, Senior Director, Product Management, Alarm.com

Mitchell Klein, Director, Alliances Strategy, Silicon Labs; Executive Director, Z-Wave Alliance LLC

Rich Korthauer, SVP, Home and Distribution, Schneider Electric

Kevin Kraus, V.P. Global Programs and Technology Alliances, Smart Residential Solutions, ASSA ABLOY Group

Bob Marshall, Co-Founder & CEO, Whisker Labs

Geoff Martin, President & Co-Founder, vipHomeLink

Nathan Matney, Director, IoT Products, Keurig Dr. Pepper

Justin McKinney, CEO & Co-Founder, Ivani

Teddy Meyer, VP of Marketing & Customer Experience, GreenMarbles

Michael Meyers, Executive Partner, Ethos Capital

Martin Milani, CEO, Sunverge Energy

Michelle Mindala-Freeman, Executive Vice President, Connectivity Standards Alliance

Greg Mora, Executive Director, Johnson Controls

Lainie Muller, Senior Director, Business Development, Health & Wellness, Alarm.com

Bruce Mungiguerra, CEO, Riverbend Sandler Pools

Benjamin Myers, National Sales Manager- RAS, Kwikset

Sumit Nagpal, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Cherish Health

Tony Nicolaidis, Chief Commercial Officer, Origin Wireless AI

Lars Oleson, CEO, Xailient

Laurie Orlov, Industry Analyst, Aging and Health Technology Watch

Roel Peeters, Co-Founder and CEO, Roost

Keith Puckett, Founder and CEO, Ubiety

Jeff Rogers, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Sensory

Andreas Rudyk, CEO, Smartfrog & Canary Group

Kian Saneii, Founder and CEO, Independa

Christopher Schouten, Sr. Marketing Director, Kudelski IoT

Rob Shema, Director of Business Development, altafiber

Brett Sobol, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Hippo Insurance

Jonathan Storino, Vice President, Elexa Consumer Products

David Sym-Smith, Partner, Mobility Ventures

Sonny Tai, Chief Executive Officer, Actuate

Tyler Tribe, Chief Technology and Product Officer, Becklar

Kenneth Wacks, President, Home, Building, and Utility Systems

Gene Wang, Chairman, Care Daily

Chris Weltzien, Senior Vice President Business Development, iolo

Paul Wezner, Chief Product and Customer Officer, Powerley

Paul Williams, Chief Product Officer, Nice North America

Brock Winzeler, President, Becklar Personal Health and Safety and Freeus

Stefan Witkamp, Founder, Commercial Director, Athom, maker of Homey

Matt Wootton, Co-Founder and CTO, Ivani

Jing Xue, Senior Director of Product Management, Wyze Labs

Donald Young, EVP and Chief Operating Officer, ADT

Maggie Zieba, Vice President, Safety and Security Services, Resideo



John Barrett, Director of Consumer Analytics, Parks Associates

Ashton Gambrell, Strategic Account Manager, Events & Marketing Services, Parks Associates

Kristen Hanich, Director, Research, Parks Associates

Sarah Lee, Research Analyst, Parks Associates

Jennifer Kent, Vice President, Research, Parks Associates

Jason Paris, Vice President, Business Development, Parks Associates

Elizabeth Parks, President and CMO, Parks Associates

Ross Rubin, Sr. Contributing Analyst, Parks Associates

Chris White, Research Director, Parks Associates

2022 CONNECTIONS Speakers


Keynotes and Visionary Speakers

Vera Gavrilovich, VP of Marketing, Sunnova

Lainie Muller, Director, Health & Wellness, Strategic Sales, Alarm.com

Josh Pettiette, Vice President - Product, Business Development, and Strategic Planning, GVTC Communications 

David Puckett, VP, Connectivity & Home Products, Comcast, NBCUniversal

Vickie Rodgers, Vice President and General Manager, Cox Communities, Cox Communications

Paul Williams, Chief Product Officer, Nice North America



Matt Barber, CEO, Vutility

Jeff Bales, Sr. Director Business Development & Sales, Notion, a Comcast Company

Erik J. Bernal, CEO, Elite Water Systems

Joel Berntsen, Vice President of Strategy and Partnerships, Vutility

Michael Bobich, Director of Partnerships, SimpliSafe

Rich Campbell, Training and Development Specialist, RFI

Brent Corn, Vice President of Sales and Alliances, IOTAS

Kent Dickson, GM, IoT Platforms & Services, Yonomi/Allegion

Jennifer Doctor, Senior Director, Product Management, Johnson Controls

Patrick Dunn, Program Director, Center for Health Tech and Innovation, American Heart Association

Jeff Elbaum, Vice President, Global Sales, Iris Powered by Generali

Stephen Eyre, Vice President, Partner Community, Calix

Scott Ford, CEO, Pepper IoT

Amanda Forsyth, Director of Product Management, Cognitive Systems

Peter Giacalone, President, Giacalone Associates

Nancy Green, Senior Vice President, Aveus

Geordie Hagerman, EVP of Commercializaiton, Cognitive Systems

Kelly Hall, Director of Business Development, AmTrust

David Henry, President and GM, Connected Home Products, NETGEAR

Marty Hebert, Head of Security Sales & Strategy, RapidSOS

Morgan Hertel, Vice President of Technology & Innovation, Rapid Response Monitoring Services

Stacey Higginbotham, Founder, Stacey on IoT

Jamie Hsu, Product Manager, RealPage

James Jackson, Director - Energy and Utility Partnerships, Emerson

Matt Johnson, CEO, EarlySense

David Jurgens, VP Strategic Alliances, SAM Seamless Network

Dr. David Keeley, CTO, Electronic Caregiver – ECG

Henry Kim, Director, ThinQ Platform, LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc.

Abe Kinney, Senior Director, Product Management, Alarm.com

Uday Kiran Chaka, CEO, Sentry AI

Mitch Klein, Executive Director, Z-Wave Alliance

Michael Lee, CEO, Octopus Energy

Jay Lent, Director of Business Development, North America, Tuya Smart

Josh Lunsford, Executive Director Cox Communities Strategy, Cox Communities

Dave Mayne, Chief Revenue Officer, Alula

Tim Meekin, CEO, DealerAlly

Michael Meyers, Executive Partner, Ethos Capital

Nick Millette, Product Development Merchant, Smart Home and Home/Mobile Electronics, The Home Depot

Blake Miller, Founder & CEO, Homebase.AI

Greg Mora, Executive Director, Johnson Controls

Earnest Morgan, Director of Engagement, Rutestock LLC

John Morin, Product Manager, Connected Living, Assurant

Jeff Morrison, Senior Director, Multifamily Sales, Brivo

Lainie Muller, Director, Health & Wellness, Strategic Sales, Alarm.com

Nathan Nunley, Sr. Manager, Smart Home, Silicon Labs

Lee Odess, General Manager, New Markets, Latch

Paul Palmer, VP Service Provider Business, F-Secure

Wannie Park, CEO, Zen Ecosystems

Sai Reddy, CEO, CamerEye

Glenn Reid, CEO, Marathon Machines

Andreas Rudyk, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Smartfrog & Canary

Madison Saab, Channel Manager, Builder Program – North America, Alarm.com

Akash Sah, Chief Procurement Officer, Brinks Home

Kian Saneii, CEO, Independa

Bob Scaglione, VP of Business Development, Support.com

Katherine Schieltz, Senior Manager, Innovation and Product Development, Constellation

Bill Scheffler, Vice President, Business Development ULE, DSP Group/Synaptics

Heather Sellar, Director of Sales and Business Development, Essence

Chad Shepler, COO, StoryBuilt

Brett Sobol, Sr. Growth Initiatives Lead, Hippo

David Sym-Smith, Partner, Mobility Ventures

Jennifer Theobald, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Rapid Response Monitoring

Scott Tjaden, Product Development Manager for Smart Home, Constellation

Razvan Todor, Sr. Director, Product Management, Bitdefender

Jason Wade, Founder, Doorbell Ninja

Kevin Weirich, Sr. Director Global Product Management, Connected Products, Resideo

Yana Welinder, CEO, Kraftful

Brad Wills, Director: Strategic Customers & Programs, Schneider Electric



Keynotes and Visionary Speakers

Charles Cheevers, Chief Technology Officer Home Networks, CommScope

Michelle Mindala-Freeman, Head of Marketing & Member Services, Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA)

Daniel Oppenheim, CEO, Affiliated Monitoring


Jacob Alamat, Vice President and General Manager, IoT Home and Business Life Unit, Silicon Labs

Terry Anderton, Founder & CEO, WAGZ

Greg Baldauf, Director, Revenue Edge Solution Partnerships, Calix Partner Community

Jeff Bales, Senior Director Business Development and Sales, Notion 

Rebecca Belding, VP, Silicon Valley Bank 

Matthew Brandon, Director of Sales - North America, AvantGuard Monitoring Centers

Ian Bryant, Senior Director Strategic Partnerships, CEDIA

Kenneth Camp, Product Innovation Director, Sengled

Alex Capecelatro, CEO, Josh.ai

Uday Kiran Chaka, CEO, Sentry AI

Charles Cheevers, Chief Technology Officer Home Networks, CommScope

Jon Clay, Director: Global Threat Communications, Trend Micro

Alan Coleman, Founder & CEO, Sweepr

Mike Dooley, Co-Founder and CEO, Labrador Systems

Tom Doyle, CEO and Founder, Aspinity

Samantha Fein, Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, Samsung SmartThings

Larry Folsom, SVP and Chief Monitoring Officer, ADT

Rebecca Gutierrez, VP Marketing and Public Relations, Blink Charging

Scott Harkins, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Resideo

Marty Hebert, Head of Security Sales and Strategy, RapidSOS

Brian Helt, Vice President, Strategy and Transformation, HomePro, Inc.

Kevin Huisman, Service Manager, Grand Home Automation

David Huynh, Chief Product Officer, Plume Design

Tom Klein, Senior Director, IoT Business Development, DigiCert

Todd Kozee, Vice President of Business Development, Support.com

Kevin Kraus, V.P. Global Programs and Technology Alliances, Smart Residential Solutions, ASSA ABLOY Group

Bob Langlois, Founder, Water Control Management

Chris Leet, Director of Next Gen Consumer Products, McAfee

Ronan LePoupon, VP OnTech & Smart Home Services, OnTech, a DISH Company

Jennifer Mallett, Founder and CEO, Level Up Your Home

Ted Maulucci, President, SmartONE Solutions Inc.

Robert McDonald, District General Manager, Vintage Security 

Tim Meekin, CEO, DealerAlly

Dominique Meyer, CTO, CamerEye

Sean Miller, CEO and Co-founder, Griot Technology

John Minasyan, Director of Product Management, Linksys

Todd Mozer, President & CEO, Sensory

JC Murphy, President, Savant

Bill Nicholson, Director, Rutestock

John Osborne, Chair Emeritus, CSA; Vice Chairman, Z-Wave Alliance; COO, Lexi

Jody Patterson, National Accounts, Central Region, AvantGuard Monitoring Centers

Sai Reddy, CEO, CamerEye

James Reno, Vice President of Commercial Sales, Alarm.com

Avery Rigg, Sales, Professional Sales Agents, Inc.

Vickie Rodgers, VP & GM, Cox Communities, Cox Communications

Mariam Rogers, Director of Multifamily Sales, Brivo

Loren Roetman, Home Technology Master, Cloudburst Technology

Stephen Soltis, Sales Manager, Vector Security

Scott Stinson, Head Of Business Development - Americas, Airties

Giles Sutton, Senior Vice President, Member Success and Sales, CEDIA

Tony Testa, Director Marketing, Qorvo

Jennifer Theobald, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Rapid Response Monitoring

Matt Vallis, Consultant - Complex Solutions and Smart Buildings, TELUS

Eric Villines, Head of Global Communications, Anker Innovations

Wil Vitela, Owner, Home Technology Expert

Jason Wade, Founder, Doorbell Ninja

Yana Welinder, CEO, Kraftful Inc

Stefan Witkamp, Co-founder, Commercial Director, Homey

Oz Yildirim, EVP & General Manager of North America, Airties Wireless Networks

Jing Xue, Director of Product Management, Wyze



Kristen Hanich, Director, Research, Parks Associates

Stacey Higginbotham, Founder, Stacey on IoT

Ryan Hulla, Analyst, Parks Associates

Jennifer Kent, Vice President, Research, Parks Associates

Jason Paris, Vice President, Business Development, Parks Associates

Elizabeth Parks, President and CMO, Parks Associates

Chris White, Research Director, Parks Associates

2021 CONNECTIONS Speakers

Visionary Speakers

Demetrios Barnes - SmartRent - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Demetrios Barnes

COO & Co-Founder

Smart Rent

Juan Pablo Boz - Nice Group - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Juan Pablo Boz

Group Chief Marketing Officer


Mark Burson - Nice - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Mark Owen Burson

VP, Marketing & Product Management


Silicon Labs - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Daniel Cooley

Chief Technology Officer

Silicon Labs

Ayla Networks - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker
Shane Eleniak
SVP Revenue Edge Products & Calix Cloud
Ayla Networks - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

David Friedman
Ayla Networks

Chubb - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker Elaine George
Digital IoT Operations
Todd Grantham - Plume - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Todd Grantham

Chief Marketing Officer


David Henry - NETGEAR- CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

David Henry

Senior Vice President of Connected Home Products


Brett Jurgens - Notion - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Brett Jurgens



Gene LaNois - Google - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Gene LaNois

Head of Professional Partnerships


Gustaf Lonaeus - Alarm.com - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Gustaf Lonaues

Director of Product Management


Jeremy McLerran - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Jeremy McLerran

Global Director of Marketing

Johnson Controls

Todd Mozer - Sensory - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Todd Mozer



Mark Mulready - Irdeto - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Mark Mulready

VP of Cyber Services


Christian Nascimento - Comcast - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Christian Nascimento

Vice President of Product

Comcast Business

Vaidhi Nathan - IntelliVision Technologies Corp - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Vaidhi Nathan


Nortek Control

Steven Offerein - F-Secure - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Steven Offerein

Director of Business Development


Henry Pye - RealPage - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Henry Pye

Vice President, Residential Technology Services


Vickie Rodgers - COX Communities - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Vickie Rodgers

Vice President

COX Communities

Piras Thiyagarajan - Frontdoor - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker


Piras Thiyagarajan



Razvan Todor - Bitdefender - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Razvan Todor

Director of Connected Home Security


Einaras von Gravrock - CUJO AI - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Einaras von Gravrock



Dave Wechsler - Hippo - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Dave Wechsler

VP, Growth Initiatives


Brett Worthington - Frontdoor - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Brett Worthington

Senior VP of Business Development


Oz Yildrim - Airties - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Oz Yildrim

EVP and GM of American Business Unit


Don Young - ADT - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Don Young

EVP and Chief Operating Officer


Nicole Zheng - Minim - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Nicole Zheng

Founder & CMO



Jacob Alamat, VP and GM, Home & Life, Silicon Labs

Marcio Avillez, SVP of Business Development, CUJO AI

Alfred Y. Bentley III, Founder + CEO, vipHomeLink

Peter Butler, Senior Program Manager, Everise

Tali Chen, Chief Business Officer, DSP Group

Keith Davis, Executive Director, Product Development & Management, Cox Communications

Jan Dawson, Senior Director of Research and Insights, Vivint

Justin Doucette, Head of Nokia WiFi, Nokia

Logan Dunn, Head of Growth, Wyze

Yamin Durrani, CEO, Kami Vision

Alice DeBiasio, VP Global Product Management - Security, Resideo

Aaron Emigh, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Brilliant

Anne Ferguson, VP, Marketing, Alarm.com

Marshall Friday, Director of Sales - Multifamily IoT & Smart Home, ADT

Andrew Goldberg, VP of Strategic Planning & Analysis, Cox Communications

Preston Grutzmacher, Vertical Business Leader for Multifamily Housing, Salto Systems

Scott Harkins, Vice President Sales and Channel Marketing, Resideo

Markus Henkelmann, Director Smart Residential Products Yale EMEIA, ASSA ABLOY GROUP

Steve Herbert, Director of Global Business Development, Samsung

Jeff Holleran, VP Product, SAM Seamless Network

David Ilardi, General Manager, Allegion Home, Allegion

Min Kang, Chief Product & Strategy Officer, Brinks Home

Adam Kornick, President, Insurance Division, Porch

Aleem Lakhani, Executive Vice President, US Specialty Risk, AmTrust

Pravat Lall, VP, Channel Delivery & Success, Consumer Business, McAfee

Scott Lever, Founder and CEO, Zobi

Brett Little, Program Manager, GreenHome Institute

Dave Mayne, Senior Vice President of Product Management, Alula

Marc McGrann, Director of Vayyar Home, Vayyar Imaging

Jeremy McLerran, Global Director of Marketing, Johnson Controls

Sharon Mirsky, Co-Founder and COO, FireDome

Chris Mitchell, CEO, Audio Analytic

Spencer Moore, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Rapid Response Monitoring

Sujata Neidig, Marketing Director, NXP Semiconductors

Paul Palmer, Vice President Service Provider Business, Consumer Business Unit, F-Secure

Roel Peeters, CEO and Co-Founder, Roost

Marc Pegulu, VP IoT Product Marketing and Strategy, Semtech

Scott Rankine, President, NXM Labs

James Reno, Sr. Director - Commercial Business, Alarm.com

Aly Reyes, Director of Global Portfolio Strategy, Linksys

Livia Rosu, President, HomeGrid Forum

Michael Rovito, CEO, Dwelo

Andreas Rudyk, Co-Founder, Smartfrog & Canary

Andy Schnack, Senior Manager - Xfinity Communities, Comcast

Raya Sevilla, Senior Vice President, Data & Product Engineering, ADT

Raman Sidhu, VP Product, Xfinity Home and Connectivity, Comcast

Moti Shkolnik, Founder & CEO, Firedome

Peter Suica, Director of National and Strategic Accounts, Johnson Controls

JT Taylor, Product Marketing Lead, Synamedia

Michele Turner, Senior Director - Product Management, Smart Home Ecosystem at Google Nest, Google/Thread Group

Wilco van Hoogstraeten, Director, Qorvo

Stefan van den Broek, Vice President of Customer Success, Plume

Chris Viatte, CEO & Founder, Mila AG

Andrew Vloyanetes, GM, Pro/Installed Solutions, Ring

Yana Welinder, CEO, Kraftful Inc

Fritz Werder, General Manager North America, Tuya Smart

Paul Williams, Vice Presdient of Experiences & Professionally Installed Lighting, GE Lighting, a Savant Company

Matt Wolf, Head of Partnerships, Simplisafe

Steve Yahnke, Director of IT, Continental Properties

Oz Yildrim, EVP and GM of American Business Unit, Airties

Mark Zimmerman, CEO, RSPNDR

2020 CONNECTIONS Community Speakers

Visionary Speakers

KPN Ventures - CONNECTIONS Keynote

Samir Ahmad

Investment Director

KPN Ventures

Marcio Avillez - CONNECTIONS Keynote

Marcio Avillez
SVP of Business Development

Andrew Beach - Mill Creek Residential

Andrew Beach
Vice President of Community Technology
Mill Creek Residential

Rich Cacioppo - Frontdoor Home - CONNECTIONS key speaker

Rich Cacioppo

Vice President of Emerging Businesses & Product Management

Frontdoor Home

Cornel Ciocirlan - CONNECTIONS visionary speaker

Cornel Ciocirlan



Noopur Davis - Comcast - CONNECTIONS Keynote

Noopur Davis
EVP, Chief Product and Information Security Officer

Erika Diamond - EnergyHub - CONNECTIONS Keynote

Erika Diamond
VP, Utility and Market Services

Anne Ferguson - Alarm.com - CONNECTIONS Keynote

Anne Ferguson

VP, Marketing


Mark Francis - Electronic Caregiver - CONNECTIONS key speaker

Mark Francis

Chief Digital Health Integration Officer

Electronic Caregiver

 Oisin Hanrahan - CONNECTIONS Keynote

Oisin Hanrahan
Chief Product Officer, ANGI Homeservices
Co-founder & CEO, Handy


Rodney Harrell, PhD
Vice President, Livable Communities and Long-Term Services and Supports

Matt Mahar - Vivint Smart Home - CONNECTIONS keynote

Matt Mahar
VP of Consumer Experience and Design
Vivint Smart Home

Matt Mahar - Vivint Smart Home - CONNECTIONS keynote Spencer Moore
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Rapid Response Monitoring

Raya Sevilla

SVP Information Technology


Jai Thattil

Head of Marketing - Nokia Technologies



Erik Ackner, President, Mercku Europe, MERCKU

Demetrios Barnes, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, SmartRent

Lee Bienstock, Global Head of Enterprise Partnerships, Google Devices and Services, Google

Mike Braham, SVP/GM, Trapollo

Brent Brooks, Director, Sales & Strategic Marketing, MMB Networks

Mark Burson, VP Marketing & Product Management, Nice North America

Peter Butler, General Manager, Everise

Émilie Carignan, Marketing Director, Aerial Technologies

Bharat Chadda, Senior Vice President of Technology, Media and Communications Vertical, Sutherland

Jeff Clemow, VP Strategic and Channel Sales, Telit

Alan Coleman, Founder and CEO, Sweepr

Rob Conant, VP Software Product Management & Ecosystem, Infineon Technologies

Jennifer Doctor, Sr. Director Product Management, Intrusion Security Products, Johnson Controls

Tom Doyle, CEO, Aspinity

Tony Frangiosa, President and CEO, InstallerNet

Stephanie Freier, Senior Manager, Consumer Insights, Inspire

Stephanie Fuhrman, Managing Director, Global Innovation, Greystar

Troy Gelsky, Smart Home Owner and Technology Enthusiast

Maneesh Goyal, Vice-Chair Corporate Development, Mayo Clinic Platform, Mayo Clinic

Abhay Gupta, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bidgely

Mike Harris, President of Ring Solutions, RING

Ritch Haselden, GM and Senior VP of Sales, Essence

David Henry, Senior Vice President of Connected Home Products and Services, NETGEAR

Troy Iverson, VP of Sales, AvantGuard Monitoring Centers

Chris Johnson, Chief Strategy Officer, Brinks

Joe Johnson, VP, Product Development & Management, Windstream

Sarah Jones, VP, Commercial Product, Best Buy Health

Brett Jurgens, CEO & Co-founder, Notion

Sahas Katta, CEO, Smartcar

Jatin Khanpara, SVP, Engineering, Aprilaire

Abe Kinny, Product Management Director, Alarm.com

Mitchell Klein, Executive Director, Z-Wave Alliance

Oren Kotlicki, Founder and CEO, Intellithings Ltd.

Girish Kumar, CTO, GadgEon

Tyson Marian, Chief Commercial Officer, Plume

Dave Mayne, Vice President of Product Management, Alula

Brook McCall, Director, Tech Access Initiative, United Spinal Association

Chris Merck, VP Engineering, Olibra

Sharon Mirsky, Co-founder & COO, Firedome

Felicite Moorman, CEO, STRATIS

James Muraca, VP of Product, Zen Ecosystems

Antero Norkio, Vice President, Solution Management - Consumer Security Business Unit, F-Secure

Stellan Öhrn, Sales Director, BTEB IoT Connected Vehicles North America, Ericsson

Leah Page, VP Mobile Security and Strategic Projects, ADT

Kerry Palakanis, DNP, APRN, Executive Director Connect Care Operations, Intermountain Healthcare

Johan Pedersen, Manager, Product Marketing, Home & Consumer IoT, Silicon Labs

Quinto Petrucci, Vice President Product Management, Nortek Security and Control

Tobin Richardson, President and CEO, Zigbee Alliance

Samantha Rudolph, Senior Product Director, OSSIACO

Karsten Russell-Wood, Portfolio Leader, Post Acute & Home, Philips

Mark Samuel, CEO, Ezlo Innovation

Ankur Sood, Business Development Director, Service Providers, Bitdefender

David Smith, VP of Marketing & Business Development, COPS Monitoring

Sumati Stewart, SVP of Sales and Marketing, Yonomi

Joe Teng, Program Manager, Austin Energy

Steve Teig, Founder and CEO, Perceive

Tony Testa, Director - Marketing, Wireless Connectivity Business Unit, Qorvo

Emilie Tullis, VP of Product, General Manager, Demand Management Solutions, Uplight, Inc.

Mike Wajsgras, Executive Director, Innovation and Growth, Constellation Energy

Fritz Werder, General Manager of North America, Tuya Smart

Paul Williams, GM, Product Management & Growth, GE Lighting, a Savant Company

Matt Wolf, Head of Partnerships, SimpliSafe

2019 Speakers



Jacob Atalla
VP, Sustainability
KB Home

Alarm.com - Anne Ferguson CONNECTIONS Keynote

Anne Ferguson
Vice President of Marketing

Chris Jones - iRobot 2019 CONNECTIONS Keynote

Chris Jones
Chief Technology Officer

Lennar - CONNECTIONS keynote

David Kaiserman
President, Lennar Ventures

Control4 - CONNECTIONS conference keynote

Charlie Kindel
Senior Vice President, Products and Services

Dennis Mathew - Comcast - CONNECTIONS keynote 2019

Dennis Mathew
Vice President and General Manager, Xfinity Home

Warren - Vivint Smart Home - CONNECTIONS keynote 2019

Jeremy Warren
Vivint Smart Home



Ashish Aggarwal, Co-Founder & CTO, Caavo

Marcio Avillez, SVP of Business Development, CUJO AI

Avi Barel, Director, Business Development, ULE Alliance

Christopher Baskin, CEO, American Two-Way

Frederic Bastien, Co-founder and CEO, Mnubo

Justin Berghoff, Director, Business Development & Product Management, Residential, Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Greg Berkin, Managing Director, Concours Ventures

Dan Berte, Director, IoT, Bitdefender

Yuval Boger, CMO, Wi-Charge

Brian Brackenbury, Director, Connected Products, Gentex Corporation

Alex Capecelatro, CEO, Josh.ai

Joseph Carangelo, Executive Director, Strategy and Innovation, Baker Electric Home Energy

Chris Carney, CEO & Co-Founder, Abode

Thar Casey, CEO, Amber Solutions, Inc.

Andy Chambers, Vice President of Connected Home, Assurant

Charles Cheevers, CTO, ARRIS representing Wi-Fi Alliance

Tali Chen, Chief Marketing Officer, DSP Group

Naveen Chhangani, Head of Product and Services, Arlo

Rob Conant, CEO, Cirrent

Jeff Cutler, Chief Commercial Officer, Ada Health

Gary Davis, Chief Consumer Security Evangelist, McAfee

Kent Dickson, CEO and Co-Founder, Yonomi

Dan DiClerico, Home Expert & Smart Home Strategist, HomeAdvisor

Jennifer Doctor, Sr. Director Product Management, Tyco Security Solutions, Building Technologies & Solutions, Johnson Controls

Drew Doleski, Senior Product Manager - IoT, Connected Home, Verisk Analytics

Kristi Ebong, SVP of Strategy and GM, Orbita, Inc.

Aaron Emigh, CEO and Founder, Brilliant

Stephen Eyre, Area Vice President, Cloud & Smart Home and Business Solutions, Calix

Mel Fox, Product Owner, Nexia Home, Residential HVAC & Supply, Ingersoll Rand

Tony Frangiosa, CEO, InstallerNet, Inc.

David Friedman, Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, & Chief Strategy Officer, Ayla

Axel Fuchs, Partner, Motus Ventures

Jan-Philipp Gehrmann, Director, Head of Automotive Sales & Marketing Silicon Valley, NXP

Chris Gibbons, MD, Founder and CEO, The Greystone Group, Inc.

Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz, Electronics + Environment, Energy & Utilities Research Director, IBM Institute for Business Value

Todd Grantham, Chief Marketing Officer, Plume Design Inc.

Gabe Halimi, CEO, Flo Technologies

Scott Harkins, Vice President, General Manager, Connected Home, Resideo

Yuval Harry, Head of Partnerships, Hippo Insurance

Arsham Hatambeiki, Senior Vice President, Product & Technology, Universal Electronics Inc.

Chuck Hector, Chief Revenue Officer, Papa

Sheila Hicks, Vice President/General Manager, Cox Homelife, Cox Communications

Andy Hodge, CEO, Founder, Owl Cameras Inc.

Pete Horton, Vice President, Market Development, Electrical Wiring Systems Division, Legrand

Jim Hunter, CTO, Delos

Farahana Jobanputra, Senior Director, Emerging Markets, AmTrust North America

Chris Johnson, Chief Strategy Officer, Brinks Home Security

Brett Jurgens, CEO, Notion

Sean Kane, Client Engagement Manager, Mayo Clinic

Maria Karaivanova, Venture Investor, Madrona Venture Group

George Katsiris, VP Product Evangelist, Savant

Christine King, VP, Business Strategy & Partnerships, Puls Technologies Inc.

Mitchell Klein, Executive Director, Z-Wave Alliance

Kevin Kraus, Director Technology and Partner Integration for Yale and August Locks, ASSA ABLOY

Rusty Lhamon, Senior Director of Solutions for IoT, T-Mobile

Joe Liu, CEO, Miotta

Josh Locke, Director of Sales, Essence USA

Soren Lorentsen, Director of Global Business Development, SmartHome IoT, Silicon Labs

Linus Lundberg, Google Home + Nest Business Development, Google

Karthee Madasamy, Managing Partner, Mobile Foundation Ventures

Alton Martin, SVP Growth and Co-Founder, Trusource Labs LLC, An Everise Company

Elizabeth Mathes, Director of Smart Home, The Home Depot

Dave Mayne, Vice President of Product Management, Alula

Katie McMahon, Vice President and General Manager, SoundHound Inc. 

James McPhail, CEO, Zen Ecosystems

Dr. Alan Messer, CTO, Mojio

Dr. Chris Mitchell, CEO and Founder, Audio Analytic

Daniel Moneta, CMO & VP Corporate Development, Co-Founder, MMB Networks

Spencer Moore, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Rapid Response Monitoring

Felicite Moorman, CEO, STRATIS IoT

Tom Nakatani, VP IT, ADT

Vaidhi Nathan, SVP Camera, AI / Analytics, IntelliVision Technologies Corp., a subsidiary of Nortek Security & Control

Joey Neal, VP, Product, Hero Health

Kathleen O'Hara, Vice President | GM, Service Live

Ann Olivo-Shaw, Marketing Director, Zigbee Alliance

Chris Otto, Senior Vice President, MobileHelp

Dave Palmer, Chief Operating Office, Everise

Paul Palmer, Director, Business Development, Consumer Business Unit, F-Secure Inc.

Wannie Park, VP of Corporate Development, Inspire

Roel Peeters, CEO, Roost

Joe Roberts, EVP Marketing and Innovation, Nortek Security & Control

Adam Sand, CEO, Shopkick

David Shapiro, Co-Founder and CTO, Scout Alarm

Moti Shkolnik, Co-founder & CEO, Firedome

Sachin Shukla, Global Business Development Manager, Samsung SmartThings

Renee Soulliard, CMO, support.com

Mark Spates, Product Lead, Google

Matt St. John, Strategic Partner Development Lead - Smart Home, Google Assistant

Sharlene Sternberg, Marketing Manager, Sensoria

Matt Swatsky, Vice President-Residential Mid-Market Business, Lutron

Linden Tibbets, Chief Design Officer, IFTTT

David Wechsler, Executive Director Channels and Partnerships, Comcast

Thad White, Vice President, Product Management, Ooma, Inc.

Paul Williams, GM Product Management & Growth, GE Lighting

Matt Wolf, Head of Partnerships, SimpliSafe

Brett Worthington, SVP of Business Development, Frontdoor, Inc.

Oz Yildirim, CMO, AirTies


2018 Speakers


Dr. Melissa Gregg
Director of Research for Intel Smart Home

Miles Kingston
General Manager, Smart Home Group


Patti Loyack
Vice President, IP Services
Comcast Cable

CONNECTIONS Keynote - 2018 Google speaker Mark Spates

Mark Spates
Product Lead for Smart Home



Eric Adler, CEO, Flume, Inc.
Manar Alazma, Vice President of Product Management, Nuance Communications
Marcio Avillez, SVP Networks, CUJO AI
Terry Bader, Chief Revenue Officer, Guardzilla
Colin Barceloux, CEO, Axius
Ran Baror, VP Consumer Business, eyeSight Technologies
Shawn Barry, North American VP, Strategic Sales, Alarm.com
Christopher Baskin, CEO, American Two-Way
Deepak Batheja, Chief Digital Officer & Group CIO, iQor US Inc.
Daniel Behrendt, Business Development, Honeywell Connected Home
Rich Bira, Managing Director, USA, Fibaro
Jeff Blankenburg, Alexa Evangelist, Amazon
Lewis Brown, CEO, MiOS
Alex Capecelatro, CEO, Josh.ai
Naveen Chhangani, Head of Product Management, Arlo, NETGEAR
Jon Clay, Director, Global Threat Communications, Trend Micro
Rob Conant, CEO, Cirrent
Laura Crisp, Manager of Emerging Business, Chamberlain, Chamberlain
Richard Culberson, Executive Director, Home Security & Smart Home Operations, Cox Communications
Kent Dickson, Co-Founder and CEO, Yonomi
Dan DiClerico, Smart Home Expert, HomeAdvisor
Drew Doleski, Senior Product Manager, IoT/Telematics - Connected Home, Verisk Analytics
Ed Doran, Principle Program Management, Microsoft
John Driver, CEO, Lynx Technology
Jason Dudley, Senior Planning Analyst, Salt River Project
Geoff Ferrell, Chief Technology Officer, Mandalay Homes
Lisa Fetterman, Founder and CEO, Nomiku
Larry Folsom, President and CEO, I-View Now
J.B. Fowler, Chief Product Officer, DOMOTZ
Tony Frangiosa, CEO, InstallerNet, Inc.
Dylan Gale, Principal, Comcast Ventures
Bob Gulino, Founder and VP Marketing, Nuro Technologies
Monika Gupta, EVP Sales, Marketing and Product, Cognitive Systems
Mike Hackett, Co-founder and SVP, Qolsys
Ted HaegerVP of Training & Support, Control4
Scott Hancock, VP of Marketing, Plex
Yuval Harry, Head of Partnerships, Hippo Insurance
Arsham Hatambeiki, VP Corporate Product & Strategy, Universal Electronics Inc.
Morgan Hertel, Vice President of Technology & Innovation, Rapid Response Monitoring
Kurt Hoppe, Global Head of Innovation – Mobility & Connected Services, GM
Steve Horley, Advisor Global Innovation & Investments, Tokyo Electric Power Co.
Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist and Technology Evangelist, Greenwave Systems
Chris Ince, Z-Wave Business Development Director, Silicon Labs
Craig Johnson, President, Residential Solutions, Emerson
Matt Johnson, VP of Business Development, EnergyHub
Chris Jones, Vice President of Technology, iRobot Corporation 
Len Jordan, Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group
Brett Jurgens, CEO, Notion
Adam Justice, CEO, ConnectSense
John Kennelly, General Manager, Built, b8ta
Miles Kingston, General Manager, Smart Home Group, Intel Corp.
Joseph Kolchinsky, Founder, CEO, OneVision Resources
Timo Laaksonen, President, F-Secure Americas, F-Secure
Aleem Lakhani, EVP, Specialty Risk, AmTrust North America
Rusty Lhamon, Sr. Director, IoT Solutions, T-Mobile
Max Li, President and CEO, Tri Cascade, Inc.
Joe Liu, CEO, Mivatek Smart Connect
Bill Loesch, CEO, LeakSentinel
Sanjay Manney, Sr. Director of Product Management and Marketing, Rambus
Bob Marshall, CEO, Whisker Labs
Alton Martin, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Trusource Labs
David McCall, Senior Strategic Planner - Smart Home Group, Intel Corporation; Chair - Strategy Work Group, Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), Intel /OCF
Kevin Meagher, Chief Commercial Officer, Intamac
Greg Mischou, Senior Partner & Managing Director, Woodside Capital Partners
Dr. Chris Mitchell, CEO & Founder, Audio Analytic
Daniel Moneta, CMO & EVP Corporate Development, MMB Networks
Wayne Morrison, Principal, Emerging Technologies, Reliant
Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory
Lainie Muller, Director, Wellness, Alarm.com
Rob Munin, President and CEO, Lux Products Corp
Thomas Nakatani, VP of Monitoring Technology & Product, ADT
Dhruveshkumar Patel, CTO, VOLANSYS Technologies
Duane Paulson, VP - Strategic Partnerships, Fing
Josh Pederson, Director of Product, Ayla Networks
Roel Peeters, CEO, Roost Labs
Aditya Pendyala, Co-Founder | VP Growth, mnubo
Dale Pistilli, VP of Sales & Marketing, August Home
Frank Ploumen, Head of Premises Product Management, Calix
Jim Poder, VP, Product Management Residential Systems, Nortek
Nigel Pugh, CEO, IMONT Technologies Limited
Tobin Richardson, President & CEO, Zigbee Alliance
Shuvankar Roy, Vice President, Xfinity Home | Transformational Leader for Connected Home Strategy & Operations, Comcast
Cecilia Sevillano, Head of Smart Home Solutions, Swiss Re
Marcus Scheiber, CEO, ROC-Connect
Tom Stimac, Chief Innovation Officer, GE Lighting
Michele Turner, Sr. Director, Smart Home Ecosystem, Google Assistant/Home, Google
Russell Vail, Executive Vice President - Market Development, Alula
Anthony Versarge, Head of Product, Health and Wellness, Comcast
Dr. Kenneth Wacks, President, Home, Building & Utility Systems
Mike Wajsgras, Director of Channel Development, Constellation
Jeremy Warren, Chief Technology Officer, Vivint Smart Home
Jeffrey Weiner, VP, Product, Marketing and Sales, Mersoft
Matt Wolf, Head of Partnerships, SimpliSafe
Richard Wolpert, Co-Founder & CEO, HelloTech
Brett Worthington, VP Global Business Development & Partnerships, Samsung SmartThings




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