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2022 Speakers


Nikki Ahmadi, Senior Director of Product, Universal Electronics

Yaniv Amir, President, Essence USA

Ian Bryant, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, CEDIA

Laura Buffard, Sr. Director Connected Home Product Line, NAGRA

Tali Chen, Co-founder, 2Seas

Jennifer Doctor, Senior Director, Product Management, JCI

Jean-Marc Druesne, Founder-CEO Bbalance; CMO of Baracoda Daily Healthtech, Baracoda Daily Healthtech

Jason Elliott, Head of Portfolio and Partnership Marketing, Nokia

Stephen Eyre, VP, Partner Community, Calix

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

Jonathan Freeland, VP & GM, Cox Homelife

Michael Ham, President, RePure

Warren Hill, VP Marketing, Alula

Wolfgang Kirsch, Europe CEO, Allterco Robotics

Mitch Klein, Executive Director, Z-Wave Alliance; Director, Alliances Strategy, Sillicon Labs, Z-Wave Alliance/Silicon Labs

Kabir Maiga, Co-Founder, PassiveBolt

Tyson Marian, Chief Commercial Officer, Plume

Cristina Martinho, Vice President, Performance Marketing, Minim, Inc.

Blake Miller, CEO, Homebase.ai

Sean T Miller, CEO, Griot

Ann Marie Olivo, Marketing Director, North America, Tuya Smart 

Wannie Park, CEO, Zen Ecosystems

Rick Plummer, Director, Home Services, CenterPoint Energy

Bethany Schoengarth, Marketing Director, Healium XR

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

Rafi Zauer, Head of Marketing, Essence


Paul Erickson, Director of Research, Parks Associates

Kristen Hanich, Director of Research, Parks Associates

Jennifer Kent, VP, Research, Parks Associates

Chris White, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates

2021 Speakers


Jake Alamat, Vice President and General Manager, IoT Home and Consumer Products, Silicon Labs

Jim Hunter, Chief Technology Officer, Delos


Paula Al-Soufi, Director, Solution Offering, F-Secure

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

Andy Droney, Sr. Director ADT Health & Innovation Programs, ADT

Brian Ewing, VP, Sales, Notion, a Comcast Company

Anne Ferguson, VP, Marketing, Alarm.com

Nicole Hayward Zheng, CMO, Minim

Adam Hotchkiss, Co-founder & VP Product, Plume

Sarah Jones, VP, Commercial Product, Best Buy Health

Min Kang, Chief Product and Strategy Officer, Brinks Home Security

Aleem Lakhani, EVP, Specialty Risk USA, Amtrust North America

Brett Lasher, Executive Director, New Growth & Development, Cox

Josh Locke, Vice President, Essence USA

Tajinder Manku, Co-Founder and CEO, Cognitive Systems Corp.

Sean Miller, President, PointCentral

Sharon Mirsky, Co-Founder and COO, Firedome

Sce Pike, CEO and Founder, IOTAS

Jorey Ramer, Founder and CEO, Super

Brad Ree, CTO, ioXt Alliance

Rob Schneider, Sr. Vice President, Commercial Operations, OMRON Healthcare

Raya Sevilla, SVP Information Technology, ADT

Tejas Shah, SVP Product and Chief Information Officer, Arlo Technologies, Inc.

Sumati Stewart, SVP of Sales and Marketing, Yonomi

Sunil Vulli, CTO, Medical Guardian

Matt Wolf, Head of Partnerships, SimpliSafe

Oz Yildirim, EVP and GM Americas Business Unit, Airties