BuildingIQ Welcomes Four New Industry Veterans to the Team
Company adds new vice president of sales, vice president of engineering,
senior director of marketing, and director of sales
SAN MATEO, Calif. -- April 16, 2013
BuildingIQ, a leading building energy management software company, today
welcomes four new members to the team – Greg Brewer, vice president of sales;
Adam Benson, vice president of engineering; Cindy Anderson, senior director of
marketing; and Chris Tomasini, director of sales. Each brings decades of
industry experience to BuildingIQ, which recently announced $9 million in
venture funding from tier one industry leaders Aster Capital (backed by
Schneider Electric, Alstom and Solvay), the Venture Capital unit of Siemens
Financial Services (SFS VC) and Paladin Capital.
“We are absolutely thrilled to bring on such a high degree of talent and
welcome the contributions each of our new employees will bring to the table,”
said Michael Zimmerman, CEO of BuildingIQ. “It’s really a testament to the
overall strength of our technology and the direction of the company. We’re
growing exponentially along with the expanding BMS market, and this team will
ensure BuildingIQ remains a dominant player in the industry for years to
Brewer brings more than 20 years of experience in increasing market share and
generating double-digit growth in start-ups and established organizations. His
expertise also includes mergers and acquisitions, having led the sale of
Philips Global Controls to Philips Lighting and Controls as well as the
acquisition of Cooper Industries by Eaton Global. His time with General
Electric, Rockwell Automation, Siemens Energy and Automation, and Philips
Global Controls makes him a fixture in the building automation market.
Additional work with Intel, Hyundai, Applied Materials, PG&E, and SDG&E will
bolster BuildingIQ’s pre-existing partnerships.
Benson joins BuildingIQ with an extensive background in developing and
commercializing technology from embedded systems to cloud based services. As
the vice president of engineering and IT at BuildingIQ, he will be responsible
for research and development and IT, creating BuildingIQ’s award winning
building management optimization technology. Having held leadership positions
across several technology giants from Oracle, TowersWatson and OpenTV, Benson
will work to provide the best predictive energy software in the industry.
Anderson comes to BuildingIQ with more than 15 years combined experience in
the technology and building management systems space, including extensive work
with Honeywell, Global Energy Partners (EnerNOC), EPRI and Clean Urban Energy.
Her expertise includes driving major marketing campaigns and product launches
in the technology space. Prior to joining the BuildingIQ team, she worked
closely with major commercial customers to provide energy and sustainability
solutions across the country.
With an exemplary sales record and more than 20 years of energy efficiency
experience, Tomasini is BuildingIQ’s newest director of sales, concentrating
on the eastern U.S. His leadership experience at Siemens and FirstFuel
Software provide the foundation for Tomasini to continue to drive business
development and growth through key relationships with leading BuildingIQ
customers and partners.
BuildingIQ is a leading provider of advanced energy management software that
actively predicts and manages HVAC loads in commercial buildings. As the only
supplier of patent-pending Predictive Energy Optimization^tm technology,
BuildingIQ’s cloud-based solution is powering energy savings in buildings
across the globe with reductions in HVAC energy costs by as much as 25
percent. BuildingIQ delivers measureable results and has received backing from
tier one industry leaders including Aster Capital (backed by Schneider
Electric, Alstom and Solvay), the Venture Capital unit of Siemens Financial
Services (SFS VC), Paladin Capital and the Energy Division of the Commonwealth
Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).
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Katie Blair, 407-767-0452 ext. 229
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