Daintree Networks Appoints George Stringer as Vice President, Channel
Development and Marketing
Former Acuity VP to accelerate Daintree’s industry-leading channel program
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- December 12, 2012
Daintree Networks, Inc., the leading provider of networked wireless control
solutions for smart buildings, today announced that George Stringer has joined
the company as Vice President, Channel Development and Marketing.
With over 16 years of senior management experience at Acuity Brands, one of
North America’s largest lighting and controls manufacturers, Stringer brings
to Daintree a deep understanding of the lighting industry and considerable
experience in channel creation and development. While at Acuity, Stringer held
a variety of senior positions in channel development, marketing, and sales,
including VP Renovation and VP Distributor Channel, where he created
innovative channel models that dramatically grew new lines of business.
Stringer also led Corporate Accounts, Government, and Regional Sales at
Acuity, providing him a strong understanding of large end-user needs.
Daintree’s ControlScope solution enables smart building capabilities in
commercial, industrial, and multi-site retail locations, frequently built on a
wireless network of lighting products, with intelligence extending to other
building control and monitoring functions. At Daintree, Stringer’s experience
in both lighting and channel development will accelerate the advancement of
Daintree’s industry-leading channel program with existing value added
resellers, the creation of new high-volume channels, and the expansion of
“I’m looking forward to helping Daintree build a world-class channel network
so we can continue to fulfill the rapidly growing demand for standards-based
smart building controls,” said Stringer. “Daintree’s value proposition is
powerful for end-users, channel partners, device manufacturers, and the smart
building industry as a whole. I’m pleased to be a part of its growth, and to
help facilitate the merging of lighting with smart building controls.”
The sentiment is echoed by Daintree CEO, Danny Yu. “We’re very pleased to have
George join our executive team. Daintree is doing something special by
bringing standards to wireless controls, and it’s catching on fast. George’s
combination of lighting and channel experience puts Daintree in an excellent
position to bring the ControlScope solution to the broader lighting and
building controls industry quickly, and in a way that benefits the entire
About Daintree Networks, Inc.
Daintree Networks is a market-leading innovator in next-generation commercial
and industrial building automation. Daintree provides the industry’s leading
wireless control solution for smart buildings, delivering dramatic energy and
operational savings as well as occupant-friendly work environments, all in a
simpler, more cost-effective way than ever before.
Since its founding in 2003, Daintree Networks has been a pioneer in wireless
mesh networking and control. The company has brought this extensive experience
to bear in developing the market’s first truly open, easy-to-install,
easy-to-use solution for wireless building control. For more information,
Daintree Networks, Inc.
Stephanie Crawford, 650-965-3454
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