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Eric Smith Joins SAVI's Board of Directors

By CIOReview | Wednesday, October 7, 2020

SAVI Controls has welcomed Eric Smith as the Board of Directors and a technical advisor to SAVI.

FREMONT, CA: SAVI Controls, a designer and manufacturer of commercial AV control and automation solutions, has welcomed Eric Smith as the Board of Directors and a technical advisor to SAVI.

In 2003, Eric co-founded Control4 and served as the organization's chief technology officer for nearly a dozen years. At Control4, Eric was extremely helpful in introducing the latest model to home control, and by doing so, he redefined the term smart home. In his new position as a technology advisor and board member for SAVI, he will guide and enhance the expertise as the company sets a path to change commercial AV automation to control and ultimately improve the install experience.

According to John Dorsey, SAVI CEO, "We are thrilled to add Eric to SAVI's Board of Directors. His legacy in creating ground-breaking platforms and products that were responsible for reinventing residential home automation aligns with our vision to disrupt the commercial AV automation market.Eric's knack for thinking outside the box, along with his unique ability to incubate novel ideas, will contribute greatly to SAVI's momentum in the market."

"SAVI's vision to radically simplify every facet of the commercial AV automation experience for dealers and their customers—is backed thus far by stellar technology and product innovation. I'm excited to work with the R&D team to accelerate development to deliver more SAVI-powered products to enable dealers to design impressive and immersive AV experiences for their customers," said Eric Smith.

Before Control4, Eric was the co-founder of STSN, a company that providers broadband services for business travelers, and prior to that, he co-founded PHAST Corporation. Moreover, he has also served as the CTO for SilverVue, a healthcare software provider that focuses on enhancing patient experiences and allowing them to make well-informed decisions related to post-acute care.