Avi Rosenthal has been in the connected device industry for over 20 years.  He is the currently the Managing Partner of bluesalve partners, a full-service consulting firm to the Consumer Products and Connected Device industries.  He has held numerous leadership roles within the IoT industry at Nortek, Legrand, Evolve and Superna among others. He currently serves on the board of the Z-Wave Alliance, and has served on many others, he has been a member of the CTA for more than 20 years. Through his deep connections with manufacturers, dealers, and retailers, he has the insights and resources needed to develop, market and manufacture products and services for the IoT Industry. He co-founded one of the largest Integration firms in the US.  He is the recipient of the prestigious CTA Mark of Excellence Leadership Award.