Homementors - home automation training courses & books

A media publishing company that features various smart home books and home automation courses.


How’s it Going? and welcome to HomeMentors.com – a media publishing company that features various smart home books, live events and home automation courses.

HomeMentors.com is a place for you to come and understand the amazing lifestyle-enhancing benefits of integrating light control, Independent Living 2.0 systems, IP camera’s, home Automation alarm systems, multi-room music 2.0 equipment, automated blinds, wearable devices, smart thermostats, and much more into your home!


Gerard -is 46 years old and originally from Cork in Ireland, married to Olive with five kids ranging from 5 to 16 years olde – so a busy house!


Over the past 20 years, Gerard has served in a variety of management, engineering, and commercial positions in both public and private industry sectors.

He is an accomplished international telecoms expert, educator, serial Internet entrepreneur, angel investor, and smart home automation integrator. Other professional achievements including authoring a number of books, including:

  • 13 Ways to Use Technology to Live Independently at Home for Longer!,
    ISBN: 978-0-9574307-4-7, (Published 2013)
  • Manage Your Home with a Smartphone App!, ISBN: 978-0-9574307-0-9
    (Published, 2012)
  • IPTV Services and Technologies, Wiley, ISBN: 978-0-470-16372-6
    (Published 2008)
  • Co-authored Home Technology Integrator Certification Lab: ISBN 1-58122-070-7 (Published 2004)
  • Essential Guide to Home Networking; ISBN-10: 0130198463 Published (2001)
  • Essential Guide to Digital Set-top Boxes and Interactive TV, Prentice Hall, ISBN-10: 0130173606 (Published 1999)

Over the years Gerard has been given the role as a commentator on industry events and trends in the smart home industry sector and been quoted in a number of premier business publications. Additionally he has presented papers at a handful of conferences around the world.

In recent times, Gerard has become involved as an angel investor in a portfolio of start-ups & emerging growth companies in mobile apps, e-commerce, e-Learning, wearables, subscription commerce, food, and digital home sectors.

On the education front, he holds electronics and information technology qualifications from the University of Limerick in Ireland.