All In AVAD
Mark Fukuda, CEO of the newly merged home-technology distributors AVAD + WAVE Electronics, discusses new corporate name, house brands, security channel, pro AV sector, and what used to keep him up at night.
Julie Jacobson · October 17, 2018
AVAD is opening 11 new distribution branches in June as well as new headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Jason Knott · June 06, 2017
AVAD’s Vendopalooza 2017 dealer tour will make stops in Boston, New York, Scottsdale, San Diego and Toronto. The events are free for dealers to attend.
Robert Archer · December 13, 2016
CE Pro interviews new AVAD CEO Tom Jacoby after the distributor was acquired by private equity firm Kingswood Capital: “We don’t see this as a broken company that needs to be fixed.”
Julie Jacobson · July 28, 2016
Kingswood Capital Management acquires AVAD, leading distributor of home automation and A/V gear for home-technology integrators, following the sale of parent company Ingram Micro to a Chinese conglomerate.
Julie Jacobson · July 05, 2016
Giant IT distributor Ingram Micro to pay up to $200 million for audio, video and home automation distributor AVAD.
Julie Jacobson · April 06, 2005