The evolution of smart devices and the rise of artificial intelligence has made its debut beyond consumer usage and is now playing a vital role in ensuring the safety and security of buildings. Today, enterprises of all sizes continue to adopt the latest technology innovations to protect and secure their networks, physical locations, and their most important asset: their workforce. Eric Yunag, VP of Innovation at Convergint Technologies, joined with a panel of industry experts to discuss the impact AI and machine learning has on the enterprise’s internal and external processes. From analyzing workflows to computer vision and visual data, this technology is being utilized to create new customer and employee experiences.

Watch the below recording of Convergint’s exclusive panel discussion,  Innovation & Digital Transformation.

Innovation & Digital Transformation

Originally Recorded Live at InSight Digital Summit

Convergint Technologies’ InSight Digital Summit was a virtual tradeshow event held November 17-19, 2020. Throughout the 3-day event, the InSight Theater hosted four InSight Panel discussions presented by Convergint leaders, partners, and industry leaders, and one InSight Keynote.


Katie Creaser is Senior Vice President, Technology PR at ICR where she specializes in emerging tech, cybersecurity and IT solutions/services. During her 17-year PR career, Katie has managed communications campaigns that have earned accolades from PRSA, Hermes, PR News and BtoB Magazine/Ad Age, among others. She regularly speaks at industry conferences and events and her commentary has appeared in publications including Entrepreneur, Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc., PR News and PR Daily. In 2016, Katie was recognized by the New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) as one of its 15 Under 35, an award highlighting the most promising young leaders working in communications in the New York metro area. She recently served on the PR Council’s PRC Next Board, comprised of 12 rising leaders tasked with bringing the perspective of the next generation to current industry challenges. Prior to joining ICR, Katie was senior vice president at Affect, a NYC-based PR agency specializing in technology, where she led the agency’s cybersecurity practice.

Katie Creaser

 Senior Vice President, Technology PR at ICR

Eric Yunag

VP of Technology and Innovation, Convergint Technologies

Eric Yunag has over 20 years of diverse business experience in the security integration industry. Eric joined Convergint through the acquisition of his company in 2016 and has held a variety of leadership roles since that time. In his present role as VP of Technology and Innovation, he is responsible for assessing the impact of technology trends and developing strategies for business models, technology partnerships, and solution offerings. During the span of his career, Eric has held leadership positions in operations, business development, and technology.

Kasia is responsible for partner and end user sales of Intel’s Edge.AI portfolio and partner solutions for the Internet of Things. This includes GTM partnerships, co-marketing and developing sales acceleration strategies to drive revenue growth with Safety and Security & Smart City and Venue partners including OEM’s, ISV’s, VMS and System Integrators. Kasia is a 20-year veteran of Intel with deep technology expertise across IOT, AI, Computer Vision, Datacenter, Storage and PC with the Channel, multi-national OEMs, Software.

Kasia Hanson

Global Director, Edge AI Sales – Safety & Security, Safe Cities and Venues
Internet of Things Group – Intel Corporation

Ravi Dhaval

Cloud, IoT, Smart Eco-systems Security Leader
Senior Manager, Cyber Risk – Deloitte

Ravi Dhaval is a Digital Transformation Cyber Risk Leader at Deloitte. He has helped architect security solutions for customers to enable business objectives around restaurant automation, food safety audits automation, connecting patient vitals from smart wearables to cloud to enable smart decision making systems provide suggestions on patient healthcare to virtual doctors. Ravi is a Chief Security Architect and has been developing end to end security for solutions using a mix of cloud, IoT, 5G, ML, etc.

Uday Tennety is a Business Development Leader at Amazon Web Services, and is focused on driving new AI/ML and Computer Vision solutions across the globe. Prior to joining Amazon, Uday was the Head of Customer Engagements at GE Renewables, and he also led the Customer Innovation Center at GE Digital assisting Fortune 1000 companies with their Digital Transformation initiatives.

He has 20 years of experience in providing enterprise software solutions to clients in manufacturing, energy, transportation, retail, insurance, finance and high-tech industries. Uday has a Master of Science in Computer Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

Uday Tennety

Business Development Leader, Amazon Web Services