|Founders||Eric Smith, Will West, Mark Morgan|
|Headquarters||Draper, Utah (Salt Lake City mailing address)|
|Martin Plaehn, CEO; Mark Novakovich, CFO; Charlie Kindel, SVP Products & Services|
|Brands||Control4, Triad, Pakedge|
Number of employees
Control4 develops smart home automation systems to control lighting, entertainment, security, energy, and other connected devices. The company's 2013 initial public offering was considered to be the 'first pure-play home automation IPO ever.' Control4 is based in Draper, Utah with offices in York, England; Shanghai, China; Frankfurt,Germany; Bangalore, India; Austin, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; San Jose, CA; Irvine, CA; and Melbourne, Australia 
Founded in 2003 by Eric Smith, Will West, and Mark Morgan, Control4 debuted at the CEDIA 2004 home technology trade show and released its first products later that year. The company received funding from Foundation Capital, Thomas Weisel Venture Partners, Signal Peak Ventures, Frazier Technology Ventures, and Cisco Systems prior to its August 2, 2013 IPO. Current CEO Martin Plaehn joined Control4 in September 2011. Charlie Kindel joined Control4 in August 2018 as Senior Vice President of Products and Services.
Products and services
Control4’s home automation systems have been likened to an operating system for the home. The company develops a branded line of products and services to control home lighting, multi-room audio, and HVAC systems that utilize communication protocols such as ZigBee, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Z-Wave. Control4 also supports more than 12,000 devices from third-party manufacturers, including Amazon Alexa, the Nest smart home thermostat,  CoolMasterNet for seamless integration with VRF & Split HVACs, Sonos music system, and products from Sony and Sub-Zero. For example, with Control4, a homeowner could control “the ventilation in his garage, the music streaming to speakers in multiple rooms of his home, every light, the TV, the thermostat, even the Blu-Ray player in the guest house” from an iOS device.
The Control4 platform interoperates with over 12,000 third-party consumer electronics products, ensuring an ever-expanding ecosystem of devices will work together. Control4 is now available in 100 countries. Control4 sells its products through a distribution channel that includes over 5,800 custom integrators, retailers, and distributors authorized to sell the full-line of Control4 products, Pakedge branded networking solutions and Triad Speakers. 
In 2012, Control4 released its Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP), which makes products embedded with the code automatically discoverable on a Control4 network. The company licenses the protocol, which is similar to Universal Plug and Play, to other vendors for their products (such as Sony Bravia TVs).
As of January 2015, over 100 developers supported SDDP in more than 500 devices, including Panasonic, Dish Network, Bose, TiVo, Epson, Harman Kardon, Denon, Pioneer, Sony, Sharp, LG, and Samsung, and Yamaha.
Control4 sells products under three brands:
- Control4 for intelligent lighting, multi-room audio, multi-room video, HVAC, home automation controllers, smart home interfaces such as touch panels, door stations, and sensors.
- Pakedge for home network infrastructure products such as routers, switches, access points, IP cameras, and wireless controllers. 
- Triad for speakers and audio amplifiers.
As of February 2015, Control4 was selling its products through a network of 2,676 North American and 787 international authorized dealers in 88 countries. In 2016 the following dealers were honored with 2016 Dealer of the Year Awards:
- EMEA – Audiotek SARL
- Spain – Arbona piza
- France – Futur In Media
- Portugal – Deritec
- GCC – Mega Tech
- Italy – Tesis
- London – Aonyx
- Sweden – Hages Radio TV
- Switzerland – Olvision Sagl
- Ireland – Cloney Audio
- Benelux – B&G Audio Video Solutions BV
- Audio/Video - a line of audio and video distribution products for controlling entertainment throughout a home using a centralized source.
- Lighting - wireless, programmable lighting control systems, controlled by switches, dimmers, keypads and remote devices.
- HVAC - smart thermostats, compatible with most HVAC systems worldwide and remotely controllable.
- Touch screens - touch screens, handheld and stationary, that operate as dedicated interfaces for Control4 systems.
- Remote controls - Remote controls that enable control of an entire smart home system.
- Controllers - main device connecting and controlling the entire system.
- Sensors/Relays - motion and light sensors to automatically initiate actions within the system, like turning on the lights when you enter a room.
- Cameras - security cameras for video intercoms, or “door stations.”
- Networking - a line of professional-grade routers, switches, and wireless access points, following the acquisition of Pakedge in March '16.
- Speakers - a line of in-room, in-wall, and outdoor loud speakers, following the acquisition of Triad Speakers in February '17.
- Intercom Anywhere - A video-over-IP solution enabling customers to see and communicate with family members at home or visitors the front door or gate, whether they’re home or away.
- WHEN >> THEN - enables customers to create and edit their own automations.
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