CEO Alex Capecelatro Joins CEDIA’s Board

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Last month, CEDIA announced newly appointed members of their board, which includes CEO Alex Capecelatro. Alex is excited and grateful to become a part of the CEDIA family and grow with the organization.

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CEDIA Announces Executive Committee and Appointed Director Approvals

Dan McGowan

Jan 14, 2020

FISHERS, Ind. (JANUARY 14, 2020) — CEDIA has announced today that the 2020 Executive Committee has received approval from the CEDIA Board of Directors. In a separate vote, the board approved three appointed directors.

The members of the 2020 CEDIA Executive Committee are:

Rob Sutherland, Chairman
Inspired Dwellings Ltd.
London, United Kingdom

David Weinstein, Chairman-Elect
Lutron Electronics Co. Inc.
Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Melanie Malcolm, Secretary
Bespoke Home Cinemas
Leeds, UK

John Buchanan, Treasurer
Meridian Audio
Huntingdon, UK

David Humphries, Immediate Past Chairman
Atlantic Integrated
Rockleigh, New Jersey, United States
Ex-officio, non-voting member

In addition, CEDIA’s board of directors has approved the appointment of three directors. Appointed directors are selected from among all member types (manufacturers, service providers, home technology professionals, etc.). The three appointed directors joining the CEDIA board are:

John Buchanan
Buchanan was named chief executive of UK-based Meridian Audio Ltd. in 2014. His previous experience includes seven years of managing the company’s commercial teams in the UK and U.S. and the global, field-based sales staff serving its international distributor network. Buchanan served on the board as a director in 2018–2019 and has also been named treasurer for 2020.

Alex Capecelatro
Capecelatro is founder and chief executive officer of Denver-based A former research scientist for NASA, he previously worked for Fisker Automotive, an electric car manufacturer, and is the founder of two social software products “At the Pool” and “Yeti.”

David Weinstein
Weinstein serves as vice president of residential sales for Pennsylvania-based Lutron Electronics Co. Inc., leading sales across multiple consumer-facing channels. Prior to Lutron, he worked for Yusen Associates in Connecticut, rising through the ranks to become president. Weinstein has been on the board since 2017 and served as secretary in 2018 and treasurer in 2019. He was appointed chairman-elect for 2020.

As CEDIA enters our fourth decade, the call to serve our global membership and the industry is louder than ever,” said Sutherland. “The opportunities to provide the growing workforce and established professionals within the channel the right support to succeed are endless, and the CEDIA Board of Directors is well positioned to help create the ideal environment for integrators everywhere to succeed.”

Rounding out the board are the following directors:

Peter Aylett
West Sussex, UK

Jamie Briesemeister
Integration Controls
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Michael Cogbill
West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

Albert Mizrahi
Mexico City, Mexico

Bill Skaer
Bill Skaer and Associates LLC
Mesquite, Texas, USA

Joe Whitaker
The Thoughtful Home
Clayton, Missouri, USA

Amanda Wildman
Ada, Michigan, USA

Tabatha O’Connor, global president and chief executive officer of CEDIA, is an ex-officio, voting member of the CEDIA board.

Briesemeister, Malcolm, Skaer, and Wildman were all elected to the board in October.

Biographical information and photos of each board member are available to the media upon request. Contact for more information. is an artificial intelligence agent for your home. If you’re interested in learning more, visit us at

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