Monthly Archives: October 2021

Episode 71: Deep Sentinel’s Unique Home Security Approach Formula

This week, David Selinger joins us from Pleasanton, CA, where he is CEO of home security startup Deep Sentinel. Selly was an early Amazon employee and also co-founder and CTO of Redfin, the online real estate marketplace. In all, he has been a co-founder, early employee, or an advisor at more than 20 Silicon Valley start-ups. His latest home security venture combines predictive artificial intelligence and human intervention to “Fix Home Security for Good.”

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Episode 70: Frank Sterns and the Latest from Polk and Definitive Tech

This week, Frank Sterns joins us from Southern California, where he is president of the Polk Audio and Definitive Technology brands for Sound United. Frank is back to discuss why recent product launches have been significant in the evolution of these highly respected loudspeaker brands, and he also shares some early industry predictions for 2022.

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Episode 69: iPad Docking Stations with iRoom’s Chris Lehnen

This week, Chris Lehnen joins us from Portland, Oregon to talk about iRoom IO, the Apple-certified manufacturer of premium in-wall, on-wall, and table-top docking stations and smart control solutions for iPads. Founded in Salzburg, Austria by Mark Hoffer back in 2010, iRoom products now offer features like motorized opening and closing and control functionality independent of the iPad, as well as a locking anti-theft function to enable iPads to be integrated safely into conference rooms and hotel rooms.

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Episode 68: Samantha Ventura’s CEDIA Education Legacy

This week, Samantha Ventura joins us from Indianapolis, where she is senior vice president of education and training at CEDIA, the global association for the home technology industry. Though she has had a profound impact on the CEDIA community for the past three and a half years, Samantha will soon be taking a step back from the industry and corporate life to focus on writing and lecturing. Before her CEDIA tenure ends officially on October 8, we wanted to have her back on the podcast to discuss the current state of industry training, her impressions from her time at CEDIA, and what she hopes the future holds for her and the industry.

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