CEDIA Expo | Technology Designer Presentation

By Technology Insider
Published on: July 23, 2021

Join us Thursday morning September 2, from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. on the Smart Stage for our Technology Designer presentation:

The Performance Home. Where technology meets design™

For architects and designers, technology impacts design decisions across the entirety of the modern performance home. From wellness to living in place, from acoustics to clean air, to lighting, window treatments and indoor/outdoor living, our panel will discuss the collaboration process. Homeowners are asking for these technologies and only proper infrastructure and planning will assure success.


Douglas Weinstein is the editor-in-chief of Technology Design Magazine, co-founder of the Technology Insider Group, and a 30 year veteran in consumer technology. Technology Designer Magazine is a quarterly publication written by and for the design-build community that covers all aspects of the performance home, including resiliency, sustainability, clean air, purified water, acoustics, lighting, biophilic natural design and automated control. Where technology meets design™.


Brian Perreault is the Chief Operating Officer and Partner with Barrett’s Technology Solutions, headquartered in Chicago. Barrett’s Technology Solutions is focused on servicing the luxury market and establishing partnerships with the trade and specifier communities. These partnerships, including many with Designers, Architects, and Custom Home Builders, have led to significant reoccurring project opportunities and are paving the way for sustained growth. As current members of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers), NextHaus Alliance, CEDIA, and HTSA (Home Technology Specialists of America) Mr. Perreault and the Barrett’s team have taken great pride in surrounding themselves with inspiring trade organizations and a network of peers whom they can share insight, learn from, and grow alongside.

Pamela McNally is Vice President, Marketplace for the National Kitchen & Bath Association. Prior to joining the NKBA in June 2020, she was Vice President of Digital for SANDOW, and Executive Vice President of Client Strategy/Solutions for Interior Design, a SANDOW brand.

Pamela oversaw digital initiatives for SANDOW’s portfolio and worked with the company’s top clients to create custom interactive programs with a focus on mobile and social engagement. She also spoke extensively on digital and future trends, and was a featured speaker at NeoCon, High Point Market, Design Chicago, InterACT, DCOTA, IDS, and was invited to speak at annual meetings and conferences put on by top companies such as Haworth Inc., Gensler and HOK.

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