May 15th, 2012
Home Automation, Inc. (HAI), the leading manufacturer of integrated automation and security products since 1985, announced today that Jay McLellan, HAI President, CEO, and Co-Founder, is featured by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) on the cover of their bi-monthly magazine, CE Vision. Jay is profiled as a visionary, cutting edge leader in the Consumer Electronics industry.
Under McLellan's direction, HAI has developed a comprehensive and award-winning line of products that coordinate security, temperature, lighting and whole-home audio for comfort, convenience and safety. McLellan is an Electrical Engineering graduate of Georgia Tech. Prior to HAI, McLellan, a lifelong New Orleanian, worked in the commercial electronics fields of pipeline supervisory (SCADA) systems, marine control systems, building energy management and commercial electric metering. He is a named inventor of several HAI patents, both issued and pending.
Since HAI’s inception, McLellan has been devoting time to growth, recognition and advancement of the home automation industry. HAI was a charter member of the Home Automation Association (HAA) in 1989, which evolved and grew to become the TechHome Division of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). McLellan has been on the Board of Directors since 1989. In 1999, he was awarded the Associations' highest honor, the Leadership Award.
In 2004, McLellan was recognized by the editors of CE Pro Magazine as one of 10 Most Influential Industry Leaders of the past 10 years. In 2005, he was appointed to the CEA's Board of Industry Leaders. Frost & Sullivan, a technology research firm, awarded McLellan with the 2006 Building Technologies CEO of the Year award. In 2006, McLellan was elected Chairman of the TechHome Division. He now serves on the Executive Board of the CEA as Vice Chair.
“CEA represents the most innovative companies in the world, and produces the greatest show on earth – the International Consumer Electronics Show,” explained HAI President, Jay McLellan. “I am honored to receive this recognition and to contribute to the growth of the industry.
HAI products are available through a worldwide network of Distributors and installing Dealers in over 80 countries. For more information on HAI, please visit www.homeauto.com or email email@example.com
About HAI (www.homeauto.com): HAI (Home Automation, Inc.) is a privately held manufacturer of integrated automation and security products for residential and commercial use based in New Orleans, LA. Incorporated in 1985, HAI has developed a full line of award-winning automation products, including home control systems, programmable communicating thermostats, smart light switches, Whole Home Audio systems, video surveillance equipment, access control products, Touchscreen interfaces, and software that allows access and control of an automation system over the Internet. All products are sold through HAI’s worldwide network of Distribution Partners and installed by trained dealers in over 80 countries.
About CEA (www.ce.org): CEA's mission is to grow the consumer electronics industry. CEA is the industry authority on market research and forecasts; consumer surveys; legislative and regulatory news; engineering standards; training resources and more. CEA produces the International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow. It unites more than 100,000 retail buyers, distributors, manufacturers, market analysts, importers, exporters, and press from 140 countries.