CONFERENCE SEMINAR
Connectivity: The Key to Making Your Building SMART
THURSDAY – OCTOBER 18
2:00 - 3:00 pm | Seminar CTE9
EDUCATION TRACK
Connected Tech
TARGET AUDIENCE
Architects | City Managers / Urban Planners | Energy Consultants | Engineers | Facilities Managers | IT Managers | Security Managers | Smart Home Installers | Sustainability Managers | Systems Integrators
AUDIENCE LEVEL
Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced
QUALIFIES FOR
1.0 AIA LU; 1 BOMI CPD
Farukh Aslam
President & CEO – Sinclair Holdings LLC
Matt Giuliano
SVP Worldwide Sales and Services – VoltServer
Dwight Stewart
Founder & CTO – Igor, Inc.
Rich Berliner – MODERATOR
Publisher – Connected Real Estate Magazine
ABOUT THE SESSION

This panel will help owners, integrators, distributors and manufacturers understand how to connect intelligent lighting to an IoT network. Topics will include:

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • How low voltage (POE) will affect this equipment and how to reduce CAPEX and OPEX costs.
  • What IoT standards are available today?
  • The new reality of LEDs.
  • What are the hot verticals that are making lighting decisions now?
ABOUT THE PANEL
Farukh Aslam - speaker
Farukh Aslam
President & CEO
Sinclair Holdings LLC

Farukh Aslam is a commercial real estate developer based in Fort Worth focusing in hotels, office buildings and upscale apartments. His current focus is on the “Digital Building” and IoT in commercial buildings. He has deployed PoE-powered lighting and other building infrastructure such as video surveillance and access control using PoE as well. He is working very closely with LG to make LED TVs and inside-building AC units that are powered via PoE, along with other products such as Somfy window motor shades, a digital mirror from Electric Mirror, and a PoE-powered mini bar. One of the most fascinating technologies he is working on is “Digital Electricity” which holds the possibility of completely eliminating high voltage electricity from a project, and it is currently deployed in a historic building in downtown Fort Worth.

Matt Giuliano - speaker
Matt Giuliano
SVP Worldwide Sales and Services
VoltServer

Matt Giuliano has led sales and customer services for VoltServer for over three years, driving Smart Building and Smart City solutions using Digital Electricity in over 400 marquee venues. With more the 30 years of global sales, sales management and customer support experience, Matt has held numerous leadership positions, and driven revenue growth from Tier 1 Communications Operators at networking firms including Cascade Communications, Sycamore Networks, Atrica, Purcell Systems and Genband.

Dwight Stewart
Founder & CTO
Igor, Inc.

With 15 years of tech entrepreneurship, Dwight Stewart is a recognized clean tech and smart building innovator. He has founded two transformative companies: QAS, a building analytics leader, and Igor, a smart building IoT platform Cisco has labeled a “disruptor.” Dwight’s recognitions include: Clean Energy Challenge winner, Clean Tech Open winner, Midwest Energy 40 Under 40, and Commendation for U.S. Capitol Complex.

Rich Berliner - speaker
MODERATOR
Rich Berliner
Publisher
Connected Real Estate Magazine

Rich Berliner is the Publisher of Connected Real Estate Magazine. He formed a new firm, Fifth Gen Media, in 2016 after a 30-year career building and developing wireless networks for the major carriers and turf vendors. Connected Real Estate Magazine is a print and digital publication about wireless that goes to commercial real estate professionals to educate and promote the industry. Rich ran a public company, Berliner Communications (BCI) for nearly 15 years and has consulted and contributed to many other firms over his career. Rich is a graduate of Rutgers University and resides in New Jersey.