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Home Automation Podcast Episode #52: An Industry Q&A With Giles Sutton

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Home Automation Podcast Episode #52: An Industry Q&A With Giles Sutton

This week's home automation podcast features our host Ron Callis interviewing Giles Sutton. Recorded live on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. EST.

About Giles Sutton

Giles Sutton is the Senior Vice President of Industry Engagement at CEDIA. In this role he is charged with driving member engagement around the world, facilitating strong partnerships across the industry, and helping build awareness of the CEDIA channel among architects, builders and interior designers.

Giles has spent the last 13 years as Managing Director of James and Giles Ltd. based in London. Under his leadership the company won numerous industry awards and had its work featured in industry press as well as national publications. Prior to founding James and Giles, he worked for a pro audio installation company designing recording studios and live sound systems.

Before ever joining the CEDIA staff, Giles spent many years as a volunteer. Not only has he served on the board; Giles has also served on the Membership Advisory Council, the Designation Task Force, the Governance Committee, Trailblazers Apprentice Working Group (EMEA) as well as CEDIA Treasurer. In addition to these volunteer roles, Giles has been a leader for a CEDIA Group, he’s a COI and ESC-D certified.

Giles graduated in 2001 with a BA Honours degree in Sound Technology from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA).

Interview Recap

Here are some of the topics Ron had the opportunity to discuss with Giles:

  • Working with Designers and Architects
  • Opportunities in Lighting and Energy Automation
  • CEDIA's acquisition of The Cinema Designer software
  • Exciting things we saw at the show
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