A true pioneer of smart home automation, Bill Scheffler was involved with X10, one of the first home automation protocols. He later joined the startup Zensys in 2001 and developed the Z-Wave wireless protocol for home automation. Scheffler’s experience and knowledge of the home automation industry, combined with his strong relationships with key players in the market, helped to establish Z-Wave as a leading wireless protocol for home automation in North America.

Bill’s personal hallmark is building a culture of trust across all the stakeholders in the ecosystem. New Jersey born and raised; he is a man of his word, has a strong sense of loyalty and finds it impossible to walk away from a challenge.