Ellsworth to Expand the RTI Portfolio of AV Distribution Solutions
SHAKOPEE, Minn. — July 23, 2020 — RTI, a leading control and automation manufacturer, today announced that Neal Ellsworth has joined the company as Director of Product Management, AV Distribution. In his new role, Ellsworth is tasked with delivering a new portfolio of multizone audio/video distribution systems, amplifiers, video over IP systems, and more, enabling RTI dealers to create exceptional experiences for their customers.
“We’re dedicated to providing our dealers with innovative solutions that help them win more business and are excited Neal is leading the team in delivering unique audio and video distribution toward that commitment,” said RTI CEO Joe Roberts. “He brings a wealth of experience and deep understanding of the AV market, combined with an impressive track record of success in product management and development that will benefit our dealers and distributors.”
Ellsworth comes to RTI from Nortek Security and Control, where he served as Senior Product Manager. In that role he was responsible for the development of video distribution and AV-over-IP solutions for the company’s Xantech and ELAN product lines. Previously he served as Product Manager at Core Brands and as Product Line Manager at SnapAV. Ellsworth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Florida.
“AV distribution is an important growth category where we know we can create great experiences for our dealers and their customers,” said Ellsworth. “I’m excited to work with the RTI team to present a new generation of solutions that create opportunities for our channel partners.” Ellsworth is based in Northern California and reports to Joe Roberts.
More information about RTI is available at www.rticorp.com.
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RTI delivers the connected world to users’ fingertips via advanced control and automation systems for smart homes and businesses. Guided by a passion for delivering the ultimate user experience, the company’s award-winning solutions bring entertainment, environment, and security into harmony with a powerful ecosystem that is easy enough for anyone to use. The RTI portfolio offers beautifully designed remote controls, touchpanels, apps, processors and A/V distribution, all unified by the company’s renowned Integration Designer APEX® programming software, enabling integrators to deliver complete custom control for their clients.
The RTI family of innovative control solutions includes Pro Control. Affordable and easy to program, this line of remote controls, processors, and the ProPanel® app is engineered to bring unprecedented value to professionally installed electronic systems.
More information is available at www.rticorp.com and www.procontrol.com.
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