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ControlTalk Now the Smart Buildings Podcast Episode 197

ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings VideoCast|PodCast for week ending Sep 11, 2016 comes from Chicago, IL, where ControlTrends attended the 2016 Controls Group North America Fall Members Meeting, as 46 of North America’s top Distributors and Systems Distributors met and welcomed Johnson Controls into the Industry’s Elite as a preferred vendor. See Dubai’s Floating Seahorse — incomparable underwater luxury; Thermokon Sensortechnik partners with Belimo Americas; Don’t miss OPTIGO Networks Webinar: I Can Hack into Your Building. Try’n Stop Me; Tridium Releases Niagara 4.2 and Niagara Analytics 2.0; Mike Marston is interviewed in CTP 3 ControlTrends People, Life Stories of the People that Make Smart Buildings Smart; and Lynxspring”s Onyxx® BACnet® to Haystack Data Pump helps to overcome the data organization challenge.

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CPT 004 ControlTrends People Chris Favre Automation Integrated

On this episode of ControlTrends People, the life stories of the great people in the building automation controls industry,that make smart buildings smart, we learn about Automation Integrated’s Chris Favre. Chris is the Executive Vice President at Automation Integrated. Automated Integrated is based in Oklahoma City, but as a true master systems integrator and co-winner of the 2015 ControlTrends System Integrator of the Year Award, work on Smart Buildings projects all over the world.

chris-farveAs we will learn from Chris’s story success is not an accident. Good things happen to good people who work hard, have faith and persevere hard times. Hear about Chris’s early childhood living through hurricanes in southern Mississippi, the lessons his dad taught him that guided him through several careers including a stint as a DJ. Hear the values that make AI the successful company it is today, including the 11th Commandment which is one of the corner stones of the AI way.

There is so much to learn from Chris’s story; including his advice for young sales people just getting started in the Smart Buildings Industry. Great job Chris and thanks for telling us your inspiring story.

CPT 003 ControlTrends People Easy IO’s Mike Marston

Mike 700ControlTrends People is a new PodCast series that focuses on the life stories of the people in our industry that make it great. As we strive as an industry to reach full recognition and parity, we deeply believe that if we capture and share the persona of the great leaders and visionaries of our industry, we will continue to build a compelling image that will draw more young talent needed to sustain our industry. Our third episode features Mike Marston, VP Worldwide Sales at EasyIO Holdings. Mike Marston is one of the true leaders of the Global Smart Buildings Controls Renaissance and the 2013 ControlTrends Awards PID (Passion,Integrity, and Dedication) Award winner. Meet Mike Marston up close and personal.

ControlTalk Now The Smart Buildings Podcast Episode 195

ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings VideoCast|PodCast for week ending September 4, 2016 was a newsworthy week indeed. Tridium’s highly effective and successful President and General Manager, Nino DiCosmo, has been recruited away to a leadership position in another industry. Honeywell’s Jeff Tolnar will step as the interim  president. More information to follow.  ControlTrends People PodCast was launched this week featuring, Nino DiCosmo and Marc Petock, and our in-depth interview with industry oracle, Ken Sinclair, delivers real deep-dive insights into what direction our industry is moving, at an accelerated IoT pace. Therese Sullivan’s ReWind reviews emerging technologies; Honeywell WEBs-AX 3.8.111 (3.8.u1) software package is released; and we get a macro of energy savings from BTO’s

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CTP 002 ControlTrends People Lynxspring’s Marc Petock Featured

 

Marc UseOur second ControlTrends People PodCast features Marc Petock, VP of Marketing for Lynxspring and Connexx Energy. Marc is a highly accomplished Global Technology Marketing Executive known for positively impacting the growth and performance of the organizations he has managed during his 30+year career. Recognized as a strategic thinker and proven leader developing and implementing integrated marketing strategies and business development plans from vision through implementation,his expertise spans the commercial and enterprise markets. He is also a pioneer in leading the Intelligent Buildings, M2M, IoT and Cyber Security movements. Additionally, Marc is a contributing editor to Automated Buildings, Secretary of Project Haystack, and serves as the Master of         Ceremonies for the ControlTrends Awards.

Meet Marc Petock up-close and personal.

CTP 001 ControlTrends People Nino DiCosmo

ControlTrends People is a new PodCast series that focuses on the life stories of the people in our industry that make it great. As we strive as an industry toNino reach full recognition and parity, we deeply believe that if we capture and share the persona of the great leaders and visionaries of our industry, we will continue to build a compelling image that will draw more young talent needed to sustain our industry.

ControlTrends People presents inspiring and motivational stories that open our eyes to the many paths taken to the prominent positions in our industry. Many accounts offer endearing insights and self-told anecdotes about the triumphs and setbacks that molded their careers and shaped ControlTrends People throughout their professional journeys.

We chose Nino DiCosmo, as our first Podcast because of his genuine passion and leadership — and for the enormous success he has brought to Tridium, the leading industry framework in Smart Buildings. Here’s Nino DiCosmo up-close and personal.

ControlTalk Now The Smart Buildings Podcast Episode 193

ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings PodCast for week ending August 28, 2016 — Is aptly referred to this week as “The Show that Almost Was,” because of travel constraints and preparations for the 2016 CTA Awards. Still, we are able to present an abbreviated time-lapse preview of the ControlTrends People, a new PodCast series that focuses on the life stories of the people in our industry that make it great. Special thanks to Tridium’s Jenny Graves, Nino DiCosmo, Pranay Prakash, John Sublett and Ed Merwin for their hospitality and support. Also, this week, Contemporary Controls’ introduced their new EIA-485 Terminator; an Updated Ken’s Calendar; and a Heads-up on two important Webinars: Belimo’s Webview and OPTIGO Networks’ Visual BACnet.

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ControlTalk Now The Smart Buildings Podcast Episode 192

ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings VideoCast|PodCast for Week Ending August 21, 2016 introduces the ControlTrends Community to the executive forces now driving Distech’s redoubled efforts to deliver maximum synergy and value within the building space. Gain some invaluable insight into the innovation at work inside Acuity Brands Inc. Scott Muench and J2 Innovations at Realcomm| IBcon; Updated Honeywell software and contractor releases; Lynxspring reveals their JENEsys® Edge™ 100 Controller; Intel’s influence on the Smart Building; NexDefense SANS Institute Fictional Cyber Attack; and BASSG — Getting Better all the Time!

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ControlTalk Now The Smart Buildings Podcast Episode 191

ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings VideoCast|PodCast for week ending August 14, 2016 features interviews with two well-recognized industry leaders: Scott Cochrane, president of Cochrane Supply, a multi-award-winning distributor, and Acuity Brands, Inc’s. new VP — IoT, Customer Experience, Eugene Mazo, who updates the ControlTrends community on the exciting future of DGLogik. Learn about the upcoming SmartGrid.GOV meeting in Washington, DC; Webinars by Belimo, ACI, and Lynxspring; and EasyIO’s EasyStack, a software platform that leverages tagging and data modeling.

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ControlTalk Now The Smart Buildings Podcast Episode 190

ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings VideoCast|PodCast for week ending August 7, 2016 features interviews with Jenny Stentz, VP of Products & Distribution North America, at Johnson Controls, the world’s largest building controls provider and battery maker; Ken Sinclair, owner and editor of Automated Buildings, his August theme: Low Cost Powerful Hybrid Edge Controllers that move control and data analytics to the edge; and CityZenith’s Michael Jansen with amazing insight to big city solutions. Also this week: NexDefense’s call for action presentation at the Greater Atlanta Cyber Security for Control Systems Meetup; Lee Company deploys wearable technology for remote support; Vykon announces EOL for legacy JACEs, Honeywell’s Home Connectivity promo, and NREL’s Dylan Cutler uses Haystack tagging to reduce energy consumption.

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