Young Turks of CE
Aaron Sholtis of HiDef Lifestyle Inc.
AJ Brunson of TheaterWorks of Colorado
Al Burdett of Niles Audio Corp.
Amanda Mancuso of Leviton
Amy Madden of Draper, Inc.
Ari Supran of Dana Innovations/Sonance
Bryan Gorog of BCG Concepts
Caleb Yaryan of Certified Cyber Solutions
Chris Bundy of Atlona Technologies
Craig Chambers of Cernium Corp.
Dan Fulmer of Fultech Solutions
David Abrams of Avical
Doug Cole of Universal Remote Control
Dustin LaFond of Impressive Home Theaters
Eric Harper of ELAN, Sunfire, Home Logic and Aton
Hagai Feiner of Access Networks
Ian Hendler of Leviton Manufacturing
Jason Sloan of Sonance
Jon Chapman of Exceptional Innovation
Jim Annes of AVAD
J. Lee Thompson of JVC
Joey Perfito of Tributaries
John Bartle of Wright's Sound Gallery
Larry Kaiser and Tom Weaver of SunBriteTV
Laynie Newsome of Vizio
Lee Odess of energy + light + control
Martyn Fanko of Buckeye Audio Video
Nate Lamar of Draper, Inc.
Pat McGaughn of Sonance
Paul Sandquist of Hifi House
Rajeev Mishra of Epson America
Rich Pierro of Premier Mounts
Shannon Talbert of Schneider Electric
Sondralee Orengia of Custom Audio
Steve Cashman of Exceptional Innovation
Vaishali Benner of D&M Holdings
CEO, Dana Innovations/Sonance, iPort
At Sonance, Ari has been intricately involved in the rebranding, repositioning and general turnaround of the Sonance brand back to a leadership position in the CEDIA industry. He also was an integral member of the team who developed the strategic marketing and sales launch of the innovative Architectural Series and Visual Performance Series products—both of which received back-to-back “CEDIA Products of the Year” awards. Also responsible for the creation and launch of the Moderno brand exclusive to Best Buy. He has also been a guest lecturer at Columbia Business School CaseWorks Program, presenting his published case study about Sonance. www.sonance.com
Vice President, Wright’s Sound Gallery, Inc.
John has grown up in a family audio-video business. He started on the delivery truck while in high school and joined the company full time after he graduated from college. John heads many initiatives, including buying responsibilities, managing of the 12-volt division of the company, hiring employees and performing many other duties. He has personally become the IP manager of the evolving computer marketing world. His services are invaluable.
Eric G. Harper
Director of Marketing, ELAN, Sunfire, Home Logic and Aton
Eric has been a member of the CE industry since 1997. After a successful stint in custom installation, Eric moved to Integra where he served as brand manager and spearheaded their groundbreaking initiatives in custom installation. In 2005, Eric was tapped by Sunfire to head up both product development and marketing. He has developed a compelling high-performance line of products along with the right programs and marketing to make Sunfire one of the premier brands in home theater and custom installation. In 2009, he was promoted to director of marketing for all of the ELAN brands. Eric possesses an exceptional blend of outstanding professional and people skills. www.elanhomesystems.com