Steven Cernik

Senior Smart Building Subject Matter Expert

Mr. Cernik’s experience includes working hand-in-hand with stakeholders in developing client experiences via the programming process, while evaluating and recommending future opportunities and related technologies.  He also translates client expectations into technology requirements for design and implementation purposes.  Mr. Cernik’s efforts have resulted in the seamless integration of various technologies and systems that have enhanced experiences for projects, including those listed below.  His projects at The Clarient Group include Marriott’s headquarters, Asurion’s headquarters, and Hines Global Smart Building Blueprints.  

Prior to joining The Clarient Group, Mr. Cernik managed engineering and programming for a leading technology integration company.  He was responsible for system design, proposal review, and engineering support on audiovisual systems.  He programmed residential and commercial AV systems, as well as lighting control systems, and developed corporate procedures and policies.  He also served as Crestron’s Director of Technical Operations for commercial lighting. Most recently, he was at Apex Lighting Solutions as a Controls Specialist and was in charge of managing the delivery from conceptualization and design through the startup and commissioning of Commercial Lighting Control Solutions.

He is a SmartScore Accredited Professional and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.