Dealerscope 40 Under 40 Profiles: Moon, Moreno, Muller, Nicholson, Ochs, Orsini, Posa, Rench
Industry Accomplishments/Proudest Achievements: Tapping into a lifelong commitment to serving others through philanthropic efforts, Rench utilizes his diverse skill set to provide the architecture and support for the audacious vision that ihiji was founded on. Having founded, built and sold InvoStar, an integration firm in Florida he founded in his 20s with future ihiji partners, Rench has focused his energies on the development of the network management tool that would become known as ihiji invision, while pioneering many industry-changing concepts. Through his leadership, ihiji has launched many initiatives that have spread through the CEDIA channel: networking education, recurring revenue education, customer care plans and more. Rench and the ihiji team have given back countless hours to the industry with the belief that education will help raise the industry to new levels. Even the theme of CEDIA Expo 2012 was borrowed directly from a quote from Rench: Own The Network, Own The Home.
Awards: Custom Retailer Magazine Young Turks (2011); Startup Awards received from both the Rice (University) Alliance and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
What I Like Best About My Job: Working with a brilliant and passionate team to solve the challenges of the day
Favorite Pastime/Hobby: Road cycling and spending time with the family
Last Book I Read: Tribal Leadership— Leveraging Natural Groups To Build A Thriving Organization
Favorite CE Product of the Year: Google Fiber. It’s not your typical product, but it is driving high-bandwidth service providers around the country to change their mindset; this paves the way for so many future services/devices
If You Could Be Anyplace Else Right Now, Where Would it Be and What Would You Be Doing?: Scuba diving at about 60 feet underwater at one of the world’s beautiful reefs, taking in the scenery and enjoying the peaceful environment.