Crestron Leaders Look to the Future
Mar 27, 2014
More than 40 years ago, Founder George Feldstein followed a passion and vision to create a technology company that would aim to be the best at everything it did. Driven by his passion for engineering and his commitment to innovation, Crestron has become a world leader in automation, control and management systems.
Today, Crestron is a global company spanning every corner of the world with 91 offices, thousands of employees, and millions of customers. But despite the growth and success, Crestron remains true to its roots and Mr. Feldstein’s original vision: to be the best at what it does, and to always remain a family company.
As Chairman of Crestron, Mr. Feldstein continues to supply the passion that has made Crestron a leader in the industry, while empowering his top executives to help drive Crestron’s growth toward its next 40 years of success and beyond.
Randy Klein Named President and CEO
Mr. Feldstein has named Randy Klein President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Randy has been in the AV and technology industry throughout his professional career, and a member of the Crestron family for 25 years. “Crestron is my life and my passion,” Randy says. “Moving forward, I see nothing but opportunity for Crestron and I look forward to continued growth and success.”
Dan Feldstein Named Vice Chairman and COO
Additionally, Mr. Feldstein has named Dan Feldstein Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Dan has been with Crestron for over 20 years. With a background in computer engineering, Dan spent the first eight years of his Crestron career in R&D, playing a role in designing a number of the technologies we use today. Since then, he has been working directly with Mr. Feldstein to manage many of the company’s operations.
Looking to the Future
Dan and Randy will work side-by-side with the commitment to preserve Crestron’s core principles of being the best and remaining a family company. “Since the day Crestron was founded, we have never wavered from my father’s vision,” Dan says. “Randy has always shared that vision and over the years has truly become a member of the family. I can't think of anyone I'd rather work with as we drive Crestron towards the future."
As the industry continues to grow and change, Crestron continues to invest and evolve to better meet the needs of an expanding and very dynamic marketplace. Dan and Randy, together, state, “Our most valuable asset is our people. We are proud of each and every one of them and know they are all dedicated and committed to making a bigger and better Crestron, well-equipped to serve the industry, our dealers and our customers.”
Mr. Feldstein adds, “I’ve never been more excited about the future. We are working on so many exciting technologies and we have so many great people to make it happen.”
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