simpleHome to Lead Home Technology Workshop

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Workshop, entitled, "Emerging Trends in Home Theater and Home Entertainment Systems," will be held on Wednesday, April 2, from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.

simpleHome, a leading provider of home entertainment & smart home solutions, today announced that its President and CEO, Mark Komanecky, will be leading a home technology workshop at the Residential Design and Construction (RDC) 2008 trade show and conference.

The workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 2, from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.

Komanecky's workshop, entitled, "Emerging Trends in Home Theater and Home Entertainment Systems," will consist of a panel that features prominent executives from the home entertainment and custom integration industries sharing their viewpoints on the latest home technology solutions. The workshop will also offer a demonstration of some key home theater and control technologies along with a discussion of the key elements that are relevant for the architecture, design, and home building audiences. The workshop will appeal to registrants who have a wide range of experience with home technology; beginners will gain fundamental knowledge while experts will be able to draw upon the extensive expertise of the panelists.

The workshop will also feature Adam Gershon, Residential Product Manager for AMX, a leading provider of premium home automation and home entertainment products and systems; John Bishop, President of Bishop Audio Services, who has over 25 years of experience in high end home theater and home audio solutions; and Gary Thomerson of D&M Holdings/Escient, a leading provider of audio and video media servers and other premium home entertainment products.

"We are proud to be leading this comprehensive workshop at RDC 2008," said Komanecky. "The workshop panel brings together a great combination of knowledge and industry perspective of home technology that will greatly benefit attendees from both the architecture and interior design communities."

In addition to the workshop, simpleHome will be demonstrating various home entertainment and smart home solutions at booth 715.

With more than 25 years of experience in the home technology & telecommunications industries, Komanecky has led similar workshops at both the RDC 2006 and RDC 2007 events and has been a featured speaker at numerous high technology and financial conferences. Prior to founding simpleHome, Komanecky served as Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for the IP Cable Group of ADC Telecommunications and Broadband Access Systems (BAS), a company which he cofounded and that was acquired by ADC. Prior to cofounding BAS, Komanecky held senior marketing, sales, and engineering positions with Lucent Technologies, AT&T Bell Laboratories, and TranSwitch Corporation. Komanecky received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University and an M.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

About RDC 2008
RDC 2008 is a two-day convention and trade show for design and construction professionals, home owners, and consumers. The event is being held on April 2-3 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston and features over 75 workshops and 240 exhibits from manufacturers and distributors of residential products, services and technologies. RDC focuses on the entire residential design and construction process. It is the only event in the country for residential architects, interior designers, construction professionals, specifiers, and consultants. For more information, please see
About simpleHome

simpleHome, founded in 2004, was established with a single vision: "Simple. Easy. Fun. The way life should be." As a result, the company provides homeowners with state-of-the-art smart home and home entertainment products and services that enable easy access to home entertainment; peace-of-mind for primary and vacation homes; security and surveillance of the home and property; and safety for children and pets. Unlike major retailers and other service providers, simpleHome focuses on providing solutions that converge home networking, home computing, home automation, and home entertainment into a single unique solution for any specific homeowner - all with an integrated, easy-to-use central control platform. As a result, the customers' experiences are hassle free and exceed expectations. As a member of the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA), simpleHome maintains a high standard of product, service and support training, expertise and innovation.

Based in Westborough, Massachusetts, simpleHome operates three design centers and works with clients throughout New England and the greater Philadelphia regions. For more information, visit


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