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Jason Knott

Jason Knott

Jason Knott is Chief Content Officer for Emerald's Connected Brands. Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990, serving as editor and publisher of Security Sales & Integration. He joined CE Pro in 2000 and serves as Editor-in-Chief of that brand. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He has been a member of the CEDIA Business Working Group since 2010. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California.

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Jason's Latest Posts

Amazon Business Ups the Ante for Integrators with New Pro Portal

Amazon Pro Portal hosts how-to guides, tax-exempt buying info, and order tracking for integrators buying products at discounted prices.

Jason Knott · October 26, 2020

Bicoastal Partnership Leads to Long-term Success for OneButton

OneButton adapts to different business dynamics among designers, builders and architects in L.A. vs. NYC, and embraces ‘sun-cycle lighting’ wellness technology.

Jason Knott · October 23, 2020

Azione Virtual Conference Focuses on Dealer/Vendor Re-engagement

Azione Unlimited buying group’s virtual fall conference features 5-minute ‘speed networking’ meetings and a host of educational sessions.

Jason Knott · October 22, 2020

Illuminating a Stairway to Heavenly Revenues

IGS Homeworks creatively irradiates a floating staircase on lavish $1M Houston project with $400,000 in Colorbeam lighting.

Jason Knott · October 22, 2020

New Lutron Alisse Wall Control Offers Thin-Profile, Handcrafted Metal UI

Lutron uses a hand finishing process to add dimension to its new Alisse wall control product. Units are available in a range of metal finishes including nickel, brass, and chrome.

Jason Knott · October 19, 2020

CE Pro VIP Peer-to-Peer Networking Groups Form to Promote Idea-Sharing

CE Pro VIP Peer-to-Peer Networking Groups of 10 to 12 non-competitive, like-sized integration companies will meet regularly to share business advice.

Jason Knott · October 16, 2020

Study Finds 73% of Consumers Expect Wellness Solution from Every Brand

Global study reports 59% of consumers will pay a premium for a wellness-oriented solution versus a non-wellness offering.

Jason Knott · October 16, 2020

Harman Hits More Affordable Price Points with New Mark Levinson Amp, Preamp

New №5302 Amplifier and №5206 Preamplifier bring price points never-before seen for high-performance Mark Levinson gear.

Jason Knott · October 15, 2020

Study: Home Remodeling Spending Continues to Rise

Harvard LIRA study shows 2.2% growth in Q3 of 2020, and predicts 4.1% upwing for Q1 2021, with $338 billion spent on home upgrades.

Jason Knott · October 15, 2020

Klipsch Sales Rise Stunning 90% in Q2

Klipsch parent VOXX Int’l reports amazing growth in Premium Audio due to pandemic demand. Stock skyrockets in response.

Jason Knott · October 14, 2020