Building a Connected & Productive TecHome
Mike has more than 25 years of sales and marketing leadership experience in the consumer electronics industry, bringing his vast knowledge and relationships within the integration channels to support their growth. Mike has been a leader in the commercial and residential markets developing programs, managing teams, architecting and executing sales and marketing strategies.
Prior to joining Luxul, Mike held leadership roles with prominent CI focused manufacturers. His grassroots experience as a Managing Partner of an integration firm in Southern California really allows him to connect with the needs of the integration companies and the individuals who are the heartbeat of the business.
John Galante is president of AE Ventures, producers of the TecHome Builder Summits. Prior to founding AE Ventures, Galante headed EH Media’s events division and contributed to the development of its publications and online media. At EH, he launched the award-winning Electronic House Expos and the Worship Facilities Conference & Expo, and launched the CE Pro and TecHome Builder media brands as editor. Before joining EH, Galante was with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), where he managed the Integrated Home Systems, Video and Accessories Divisions. He also served the Security Industry Association as executive director and Reed Exhibition Companies in event business development positions. In the association realm, Galante spearheaded the founding of the Distributed Audio Alliance and the Consortium for Electronic Systems Technician Training, served as a director of CTA’s TechHome Division and, in 2001, was named the Home Automation & Networking Association’s industry leader of the year.
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Technology is transforming homebuilding, making new homes smarter, safer, more connected, greener, healthier, more productive and more entertaining and improving the way new homes are marketed, sold, designed, constructed and cared-for. As builders lean forward into tech, TecHome Builder steps up as the #1 builder technology resource, helping all kinds of builders and multifamily property operators get a handle on the fast-moving challenges and opportunities of tech and quickly take the actions required to turn tech into a strategic advantage.