April 21, 2015
"Utah’s low-tax system has earned the state a new nickname: 'Silicon Slopes.' Start-ups that call Utah home include Vivint, Qualtrics and Domo."
April 15, 2015
"What would you do if you had the opportunity to hear what your employees have to say about your company--when they think you aren't listening? That premise--along with the fun of watching coddled executives fail miserably at $12-an-hour jobs--is the formula behind the hit CBS series Undercover Boss."
March 24, 2015
"The connected home market is garnering more hype and attention than ever before. Post-Consumer Electronics Show 2015, the market is awash with new and rejuvenated players promoting innovative solutions, each striving for a bigger piece of the pie."
February 20, 2015
"With a wig glued to my head and colored contacts, I got to check out the day-to-day operations of the company -- not as the CEO, but as a regular guy."
February 19, 2015
"When Vivint Inc. founder and CEO Todd Pedersen was invited to appear on CBS’s “Undercover Boss,” he had a couple of concerns. First, Pedersen doesn’t like being filmed. Second, he worried that he might blow his cover."
February 19, 2015
"Vivint CEO Todd Pedersen’s incognito stint on “Undercover Boss” prompted him to make some “tweaks” in his business, he said."
February 18, 2015
"When Todd Pedersen was approached about appearing on "Undercover Boss," he thought he was being punked.
"I thought they were joking around, to tell you the truth," said Pedersen, the founder and CEO of Vivint Inc. "And they said, 'No, we're serious. Are you willing to do it?'"
February 17, 2015
"Todd Pedersen is the CEO and founder of Vivint. He founded the company after dropping out of college to start a home security business. The company has gone on to become a multi-billion dollar business. This week Shauna Lake sits down with Todd Pedersen, Person 2 Person."
February 15, 2015
"Todd Pedersen doesn’t look like the typical CEO of a billion-dollar company: T-shirt, jeans, flat-brim baseball cap and a muscled, gym rat physique. But when the Vivint CEO donned a disguise for CBS’s reality show “Undercover Boss,” he really, really didn’t look like a CEO."
February 13, 2015
"Vivint CEO Todd Pedersen will appear on the season finale of “Undercover Boss,” an award-winning series on CBS, to observe how his employees function on a day-to-day basis."
February 9, 2015
"Competitors in the cloud industry continue to cut prices and increase storage limits. The tech industry has dubbed this “the race to zero,” with many predicting that the future will bring free, infinite cloud storage to all. As romantic as this sounds, I just don’t buy it."
January 20, 2015
"While Vivint thinks the idea of future-proofing is insuperable, it finds inspiration in one of the oldest forms of customer research. Starting as a home security company, Vivint used door-to-door sales tactics to grow its customer base. It has continued to use that culture of interaction to sit down with homeowners to learn their needs. "
January 7, 2015
"Happy wife, happy life – even at the office? Todd Pedersen, chief executive of home-automation company Vivint Inc., says there’s a connection between the state of his employees’ relationships and their productivity levels."
December 16, 2014
"Vivint, a provider of smart home technology, is giving more than 100 employees the day off to spread some holiday cheer throughout Hillsborough County in Florida"
December 5, 2014
"The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to gain steam in Japan, Korea, and the U.S. as wearable and mobile device usage grows every day. As a result of the benefits of smart home products, which include increased efficiency, cost savings, and even saving lives, the technology looks to explode over the next few years. "