Making Buildings SMARTER and More Energy Efficient
Paul Amelio, Chairman of N2 Global Solutions and David Katz, COO joins Enterprise Radio to discuss the Super Socket and its technology.
N2 has developed and perfected a product called “The Sandbox,” which is essentially a supersocket that will replace the common wall socket that has been around for a century or more.
Listen to interview with host Eric Dye & guests Paul Amelio & David Katz discuss the following:
- How did you develop the technology for your products?
- What are all the components in the Super Socket?
- Are you helping to make the Internet of Things more of a reality?
- How does the security component of your technology function?
- What does technology in this area have in store for us in the next 10 years or so?
Paul Amelio is Co-founder, Inventor and Chairman of N2 Global Solutions, Inc., a Delaware C corporation. It is a New York City-based technology company that has developed “the first integrated wireless network” of its kind—an Internal ‘Super Grid’ that consists of modules that retrofit into a building’s existing electrical junction boxes, that communicate remotely with an existing Building’s Management Systems (BMS), and support today’s new construction Net Zero initiatives and formidably aid in documentation and compliance with the US Green Building Council (USGBC) Well Building Standards.
Mr. Amelio is an expert at optimizing brand recognition and equity and the key inventor of the N2 Super Grid, technology with a Snap-on, M2M agnostic protocols that communicate agnostically to integrate with other best-of-breed solutions where academicians believe that this revolutionary technology may lead to the Internet of Things.
Prior to N2™, Mr. Amelio served as creative consultant to LOIS/USA, Serino Coyne, Inc., Lowe Lintas, and Havas Worldwide, before becoming Co-founder/CEO of Wicked Lizard Advertising, an international advertising agency, where he built strategic global partnerships and developed innovative programs in conventional consumer advertising, marketing and branding sector. He has worked along side some of the greatest creative minds of our time. In a world increasingly driven by computer and mobile phone screens, the visual component of marketing has become even more important, elevating the importance of integration with truthfully disruptive communication, effectively translating the marketing strategy into a persuasive message. Mr. Amelio was responsible for more than $50 million in revenue of a privately held corporation. He delivered multi-million dollar campaigns for its high profile clients, helping them to become market leaders: Steve Madden, AT&T, Coca Cola, MTV and Inter IKEA Systems, B.V., where Mr. Amelio analyzed and introduced a new product idea that redefined the logistics platform. He had similar success with CHEP, a Bramble-owned, global pallet, pooling distribution company.
Mr. Amelio received a bachelor’s degree in advertising and a BFA, Advertising & Design, from Syracuse University.
David Katz is Co-Founder, inventor and Chief Operating Officer of N2 Global Solutions Inc., a Delaware C corporation. It is a New York City-based technology company that has developed the first integrated wireless network of its kind—an Internal ‘Super Grid that consists of modules that retrofit into a building’s existing electrical junction boxes, that communicate remotely with an existing Building’s Management Systems (BMS), and support today’s new construction Net Zero initiatives and formidably aid in documentation and compliance with the US Green Building Council (USGBC) Well Building Standards.
Mr. Katz is a keen assessor of the latest technologies, identifying trends that improve and empower the world. He was a pioneer in Paging, 2-Way Radio, Cellular Communications and the Internet. At Motorola, his clients included the City of New York, Morgan Stanley, Sony Corporation, Time Warner and Merrill Lynch. David sits on the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Green Business Committee. Mr. Katz also worked with both New York City and NY State on a Telecommunications Study for Underserved Communities. He was drafted for the Select Committee on Technology of the City Council of New York, collaborated with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and advised the FDNY and the NY City Department of Information Technology and Telecom (DOITT). He has also served on the advisory board of non-profit organizations, including Latinos in Information Science and Technology Association (LISTA), and The New York Chapter of The Eddie Adams Foundation.
Mr. Katz received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University at Buffalo.