HYANNIS, MASS. — October 2, 2014 — Savant®, the leading luxury smart home technology company, today announced Jonathan Adee as chief operating officer, a new position within the company.
Effective immediately, Adee will report to William J. Lynch, CEO, and will assume responsibility for all Savant Operations, including manufacturing, supply chain, quality assurance and all service and support functions. Adee will also be accountable for ensuring operational excellence across the company.
"In addition to being a talented business executive, Jon is an outstanding leader," said William J. Lynch, CEO, Savant. "In this period of rapid growth for the company, Jon joins our seasoned team as we further our mission to bring Savant’s world-class smart home technology to more and more people."
Adee brings to Savant extensive experience in design, development, finance, manufacturing and global supply chain operations. Prior to this appointment, he served as managing director of Nook Devices and vice president of global operations at Barnes and Noble, Inc., where he structured a global team and successfully delivered the Nook® product line to the market.
"I'm excited to take on this new role to capitalize on the remarkable opportunities that lay ahead as we continue to push the boundaries of smart home technology," said Mr. Adee. “I am thrilled to partner with our exceptional leadership team to continue building on our rapid growth plans and the promise of true home automation for the mainstream as well as the high end market."
Adee holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Northwestern University.
Savant Systems, LLC is a recognized leader in home control and automation, and one of the fastest-growing Smart Home companies in the luxury and mid-market. Savant’s powerful technology brings the four pillars of automation – climate, lighting, entertainment and security – together in a single application interface for the homeowner. This comprehensive whole-home control, termed The Single App Home, delivers the premium experience in all of Home Automation and is offered through both an iOS and Android application. Today, Savant is deployed in some of the most valuable mansions, yachts and castles across the globe, and the company is increasingly making the award-winning Savant Home system available to a broader set of customers through its affordable Smart Line of products. Headquartered in Hyannis, Mass., Savant has offices in San Francisco and Salt Lake City, and an experience center in New York. Savant Systems are sold globally through a network of Certified Savant Home Integrators and through Magnolia Design Centers. Learn more at www.savant.com.