The People of TecHomeX

Meet the innovators connecting in California with the goal of successfully delivering the TecHome.

Steve Glenn is the founder and CEO of LivingHomes in Santa Monica, CA and a hosted guest at TecHomeX 2017.

Yves HeadshotYves Richarz is an integrator and VP of sales for Integrated Systems Designs. He is a hosted guest at TecHomeX 2017.

Chris Tennant is a custom builder and vice president of Mt. Lincoln Construction in Truckee, CA. He is a hosted guest at TecHomeX 2017.

Dave Pedigo is the VP of emerging technologies for CEDIA, overseeing its Technology Advisory Council and market research. You can see him as a panelist in “2017 TecHome Game Changers.”

Joan Marcus-Colvin is the chief marketing officer for The New Home Company, overseeing the strategic approach to market research. You can see her in the Executive Program session “TecHome Market Pulse, What Consumers Want.”

Mike Moore is a leadership and peak performance coach with nearly 40 years of industry specific experience. He’ll appear in the Executive Program panel “Home Tech Merchandising, Marketing & Sales.”

Tim Costello is the chairman and CEO of BDX and has also served of a variety of boards for startup enterprises and nonprofits. He’ll appear in the Executive Program panel “Home Tech Merchandising, Marketing & Sales.”

Michael Johnson is the pre-con manager for Brink Custom Homes in Tahoe City, CA and is a guest at TecHomeX 2017.

Konni Tanaka is the owner of Konni Tanaka Design Group. Her designs are based on Asian simplicity, aesthetics and well-being. She’s a guest at TecHomeX 2017.

Christy Beaver is in charge of interior design and specifications for Method Homes and is a guest at TecHomeX 2017.

Michael Morrison is a Production Designer and Project Manager at John Lum Architecture, focusing on custom single-family residential design. JLA specializes in comfortable, livable modern design, predominantly in San Francisco and the SF Bay Area.

Nadia Elgrably of Nadia Designs has been practicing interior design in Southern California for more than 20 years. She is a guest at TecHomeX 2017.

Chris Warren the founding principal of WORD (Warren Office for Research and Design.) He is a former project designer from Pritzker Prize winning office Morphosis. He has also taught for over eight years at University of Southern California and Washington University of St. Louis in architecture and Urban Design.

Troy Dunnington is President of Lightworks in San Diego, CA. A self-professed tech geek, he has been in business for 14 years. He is a guest at TecHomeX 2017.

Charles Vargas has been with B&M Electric since 1988, purchasing the company in 2003. It’s his goal to treat all of our clients like family by providing the best customer service and price. Charles is a guest of TecHomeX.

Kyle Peterson is the director of the LA office for Carrier Johnson + CULTURE, a global architecture/design and strategy firm. He is a guest at TecHomeX 2017.

Rick Hauser is the owner of Gallery Homes and Gallery Senior Living. He has over 37 years of experience in development arena building, mostly high-end production housing in Southern California.

Trina Scott is the vice president of sales for Air King, a growing manufacturer of ventilation products for residential and commercial buildings.

Marc Marchillo is the corporate training manager of research products for Aprilaire and is one of the leading and most dynamic sales trainers in HVAC-IAQ industry.

Juan Lopez is the director of connectivity for LiftMaster and has 20 years of experience in connectivity products and product management and marketing.

Mitchell Klein is the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance and has more than 30 years of experience in the CE and smart home industries.

Dick Foster is the president of ZONEFIRST, a manufacturer of HVAC zone damper and temperature control systems.

John Kessler is vice president of sales and marketing with INMOTION and has been involved in the fenestration industry for 37 years.

Pete Suica is the director of corporate accounts for Tyco Security Products, a unified group of 11 world-leading security brands in one portfolio.

Kirk Chittick is the area sales manager for the Southern California division of national homebuilder, Taylor Morrison. He is an advisor for TecHomeX.

 

Gordon van Zuiden is the president of cyberManor. You can hear more from van Zuiden and others during the Luncheon Keynote, “2017 TecHome Game Changers.”

 

Jon_M_EdwardsJon Edwards is the CEO of Sunset Studios Media Solutions, Inc.. You can hear more from Edwards and others during the Luncheon Keynote, “TecHome Market Pulse: What Consumers Want.”

Jeff Adams is the founder and president of Alliance Green Builders, as well as the owner of Wave Crest Enterprises. He is a hosted guest at TecHomeX 2017.

 

Rich Williams is the co-founder and vice president of Alliance Green Builders, as well as the owner of ArtHaus. He is a hosted guest at TecHomeX 2017.

 

Melissa Morman is an original founding member of BDX and is currently the client experience officer, managing b2b marketing, sales and the customer experience. She’ll appear in the Executive Program panel “Home Tech Merchandising, Marketing & Sales.”

 

Terry Wardell is the president of Wardell Builders and has worked in the construction industry for more than 45 years. He’ll appear in the Executive Program panel “2017 TecHome Game Changers.”

Jacob Atalla is the VP of sustainability initiatives for KB Home with 25 years of technology and green building experience. He’ll appear in the Executive Program panel “2017 TecHome Game Changers.”

 

Pam Meyer is Principal of Meyer Architecture and Interior Design with husband Walter B. Meyer, Architect. Former President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers. Certified Interior Designer.

Walter Meyer is a graduate from the five year architecture program at Arizona State University School of Environmental Design. He served as the sole architect for the City of Beverly Hills Architectural Commission. He has a special interest in site-specific sustainable environmental design. Responsible for designing estates and remodels for celebrities including Charlton and Lydia Heston and the remodel of the original Jack Benny residence.

Xeven Zorza is Chief Creative Officer of ArchiTechKnowlogy Design Group, a Smart Home Technology Consultant based in Laguna Beach, CA. with 37 years of experience blending technology into luxury residential estates.

Tonie Pimienta founded Tonie Design in 2001. Her taste is often inspired by her exotic world travel and bilingual roots. She is a guest at TecHomeX 2017.

With a degree in Engineering, Bob Johannsen started as a process manufacturing engineer. In 1990, he started a burglar alarm company and migrated the business plan to a full-scale integration company that is today Paradigm Integration. He is a guest of TecHomeX.

Michael Malinowski is the president of Applied Architecture in Sacramento, CA and has more than 35 years of architectural experience. He is a guest at TecHomeX 2017.

Tim McKinney is a veteran of ADT Security Services. He currently serves as the vice president of ADT Custom Home Services.

 

Lyuba Wolf is the senior manager of home solutions at ChargePoint and is responsible for bringing the company’s new residential products to market.

 

David Weinstein is the vice president of residential sales for Lutron, which designs and manufactures lighting controls, automated window treatments and appliance modules.

 

Randy Stearns is the CEO of D-Tools, which designs software to help integrators perform key functions of their business.

Boyd Sheets is the Western regional sales manager for Delta Products Corporation, one of the leading companies in switching power supplies for the global electronics industry.

Alexandre Panizzoli is the sales manager for Devialet, a world leader in HiFi with unique patented technologies in audio.