Innovative Design & Home Technology Trends – What You Missed at KBIS & IBS!
Wednesday, February 16th, 2022
Didn’t have the opportunity to attend KBIS and/or NAHB’s IBS shows? We’ve got your covered! Join us for a comprehensive review of innovative new products, fresh design solutions, and evolving home technology from the following industry experts who attended the shows in Orlando.
Jeremy Miller is Sr Commercial Director – SmartHome Solutions for GE Appliances, where he is responsible for driving the marketing and commercialization strategy for the company’s B2B and B2C connected home platform called SmartHQ. Prior to joining GE Appliances, Jeremy was VP of Marketing at AI startup Sentient Technologies where he led the business’ growth and marketing initiatives, driving $36M in new business opportunity. Before Sentient, Mr. Miller was the Customer Innovation Leader at GE’s Measurement & Control business where he was responsible for identifying new market opportunities for GE’s industrial solutions in the power generation and oil & gas verticals. Prior to joining GE Measurement and Control, Jeremy was software product manager at GE Appliance’s where he worked for nearly 3 years helping the company develop and bring to market its appliance IoT platform. Before working for GE, Mr. Miller held various roles at startups in product marketing, business development and product management.
T.K. Wismer started her career as a set and wardrobe designer, breathing life into commercials, television, and photography. In 2014, Wismer launched her company, Department of the Interiors, turning her focus toward residential and commercial interior projects. In 2017, she consulted with the group of strategists and designers at Deckel & Moneypenny, where she was introduced to the Café brand and fell in love with experiential storytelling and creating immersive environments. This is Wismer’s fifth KBIS season. Her unique point of view identifying trends and her ability to translate those strategies into compelling, integrated storytelling moments within the built environment has resulted in her disruptive designs being recognized as some of the best in the industry.
Mr. Rutzick served as Executive Vice President and has been instrumental for the rapid growth of sales through his efforts advancing business development and building ALL Inc. into one of the nation’s largest builder distributors. Over his tenure, Mr. Rutzick has personally generated over $145 million in sales and growing ALL Inc.’s combined sales of near $715 million since 2003. He is active in a variety of civic, non-profit and industry trade associations. Mr. Rutzick is the founding member of the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce (SPACC) Young Professionals (YPro) group in 2005 and served on SPACC’s Board of Directors from 2010 to 2019. He has also been a board member of the Minnesota Multi-Housing Association, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, and currently a board of director for Housing First Minnesota. In addition, as an industry leader, Mr. Rutzick sits on leadership councils for GE, Whirlpool, Electrolux, Samsung, and LG. Mr. Rutzick holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin Madison.