On episode 5 of ControlTrends People we take a deep dive into the life and times of one of the greats in our industry, Ed Merwin, the Director, Vykon Automation Energy Security at Tridium. Ed is credited by many, including us, as being one of the reasons Tridum and open platforms exist today. Ed , one of the great communicators in our industry shares his early history including how he got into the business. Like all great people, Ed has had many mentors through his life. Ed shares the lessons he learned from these mentors, and the one thing he does before every presentation, that he believes makes the difference. If you have ever seen Ed din action, you know ne is the master of presentations. Success is not an accident, and like all masters, Ed, has a very methodical approach, strong values, and other habits that set him apart. Special thanks to Ed Merwin — for opening up and sharing the key things he has learned over his incredible career.