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Z-Wave Alliance Adds Vivint Smart Home to Board of Directors

By Ken Briodagh November 20, 2019

The Z-Wave Alliance, a global organization dedicated to advancing the Z-Wave wireless smart home protocol, recently announced the addition of Vivint Smart Home as a Principal Member and member of the Alliance Board of Directors.

Vivint Smart Home joins existing Alliance BOD members ADT, Alarm.com, ASSA ABLOY, Ingersoll Rand Nexia Intelligence, Jasco Products, Leedarson, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, Ring, Silicon Labs and SmartThings.

“Vivint was one of the first to standardize on Z-Wave as part of its smart home platform and has been a leader in the growing adoption of Z-Wave standards in the industry,” said Jim Nye, chief product operations officer, Vivint Smart Home. “Working with all our Z-Wave partners, we’ve been able to create an elegant and seamless customer experience. We’re excited to be a part of this Alliance and continue to drive innovation for smart home customers.”

The Z-Wave Alliance membership now exceeds 700 members worldwide with over 3,000 smart home and IoT certified devices on the market, and to date, more than 100 million Z-Wave IoT products have shipped worldwide.

“As we close out 2019, we’re excited to welcome Vivint to our Board of Directors,” said Mitchell Klein, executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance. “Our current Board of Directors roster includes some of the most impactful brands leading the smart home market today. Vivint has been a long-time supporter of Z-Wave, and we look forward to the ideas and expertise they will bring to the Alliance and our members.”


Ken Briodagh is a storyteller, writer and editor with about two decades of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

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