Demetrios Barnes, CEO, SmartRent
Demetrios Barnes oversees operations and business development at SmartRent. Prior to joining the team, he was Vice President of Technology Operations for Colony Starwood Homes, leading the charge in the internalization of property management across 12 states and the merger between Colony Starwood Homes and Starwood Waypoint Homes. Previously, he was Director of Property Management and Technology with Beazer Pre-Owned Rental Homes and a Regional Manager for several multifamily companies.
Shawn Berry, VP Strategic Sales, Alarm.com
A business development professional with entrepreneurial experience and P&L responsibility in start-ups, turnarounds and expanding business operations in domestic and international markets. Shawn has lead cross-functional teams in a concerted effort to achieve company goals and objectives has resulted in improved product value, customer experience, accelerated revenue and growth of the company customer base.
Sagar Gupta, EVP - Design and Digital Marketing Services, Biorev
Sagar Gupta leads the Biorev's Visualization and Interactive Sales software division, with responsibility for businesses in North Ameria, Europe, and Canada. He also oversees the company's ongoing expansion efforts into emerging markets. In his previous role as an Independent Software and Business Consultant, he served as Senior Solution Architect for Fortune 500 companies like Mcafee, Intel, Department of Commerce, Lowes, and many more. Gupta was responsible for the Client's increasing sales and marketing development as well as expansion efforts into high-growth, emerging markets by streamlining Software solutions and architecture.
Marc Lamoureux, President/Co-Founder, Alpha Vision
After launching and selling a series of successful companies, Marc Lamoureux co-founded the Alpha Vision, a Montreal-based digital production and New Homes Sales technology company in 1993. The company soon became a leader in architectural and homebuilding visualization technologies and by early 2003 counted within its clients some of the largest homebuilders and developers in the US.
Jim Lind, Custom Integration Buyer, Nebraska Furniture Mart
Buyer/manager with 20+ years in the custom and retail electronics solutions industry. Skilled in design and installation of home automation systems, customer service, sales, retail, and strategic planning with Masters of Business Administration degree. Currently serving as Chair of the Smart Home Division Board of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ and also serving on the Audio Division Board of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™. The Smart Home division represents the entire channel for home control, entertainment and networking products including integrators, distributors and manufacturers. The Audio Division Board aims to preserve the value of audio with promotions, research, technology and standards, and education that support emerging technologies.Additionally, serving on the ProSource Custom Integration (CI) committee. The CI committee is responsible for assessing opportunities and solving issues that uniquely confront custom integrators.
John Predham, Executive Director, Strategic Planning & Business Development, Lippolis Electric, Inc.
John has over 30 year’s experience in Systems Design, Sales, Management and Installation of Electrical, Emergency Power, Lighting, Lighting Controls, Audio, Video, Voice, Data, Motorized Shading, Security, Fire Alarm, CCTV and Surge Protection Systems. He specializes in designing and installing all these systems for residential and commercial projects. John also holds numerous licenses and certifications in the Electrical, Lighting, Audio/Visual and Fire Alarm/Security Industries.
Amy Westwood, President/Co-Founder, Celebration Communities
An accomplished, strategic leader in the area of technology and real estate development. Expertise includes building multidisciplinary teams to deliver advanced consumer technologies into and throughout communities, serving as developer spokesperson in public affairs efforts, and committed to help create vibrant and sustainable communities that enhance the way people connect with each other and the world around them.