FORT WORTH, TX – July 28, 2016 – ProSource— ProSource, the largest audio, video and integration buying group in the country announced the addition of Jim Carroll to the Internet of Things (IoT) Committee in the role of advisor. The charter of the IoT Committee is to evaluate and select hardware and managed service solutions to enable member business growth.
Jim Carroll is currently the President of the Connected Home Advisory. Previously he co-founded Savant and has held executive positions at technology companies such as Lucent Technologies and Excel Switching, Inc.
Andy Orozco, Director of Business Development and IoT Committee lead commented, “We are thrilled to add Jim to this committee; he has over 30 years of experience in technology and will provide insight into the rapidly changing connected home market.”
Jim Carroll, ProSource IoT Committee advisor, added “I am very excited to be working with the integrators and leadership team at ProSource. ProSource’s strategy to address the market pressures of IoT devices, inclusive of their dealer membership and vendor partners, is remarkably insightful.”
Additional IoT committee participants include ProSource members Ted Bremekamp of ETC, Bjorn Dybdahl of Bjorn’s Audio Video Home Theater, Kris Dybdahl of Bjorn’s Audio Video Home Theater, Will Hettinger of HiDef Lifestyle, Henry Clifford of Livewire, Jim Lind of Nebraska Furniture Mart, and Harold Ulery of The Stereo Shop.
IoT vendor committee partners include Access Networks, Control4, Core Brands, Ihiji, Seura, and Vantage.
For Information on Becoming a ProSource Member, Contact: Sherry Dantonio, Director of Membership, (562) 810-1706, Sherry.Dantonio@ProSourceinfo.com.
ProSource is a cooperative, member-owned, not-for-profit buying group representing more than 500 specialty retailers and custom integrators. With annual sales of more than $4.5 billion, ProSource is the largest specialty and consumer-electronics merchandising group in the United States, which allows it to negotiate stronger programs with manufacturers, helps independent dealers stay relevant to consumers, and keeps the specialty A/V channel competitive.