INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MeterGenius, a leading provider of software solutions for energy companies, is excited to announce the addition of Bill Oesterle, founder of Angie's List to its board of directors.
"I'm proud to partner with MeterGenius and help this young company grow into one of Indianapolis' next great tech successes," Oesterle said.
Since 2013, MeterGenius' white-label software solution has increased residential customer engagement by nearly 3000% and increased retention rates by over 40%. Co-founded by Ty Benefiel and Yan Man, MeterGenius moved from St. Louis to Indianapolis in 2016 to be closer to the city's thriving tech community, which Benefiel had previously been a part of as an Orr Fellow and marketing analytics manager at Angie's List.
MeterGenius reunites Oesterle, who also founded the Orr Fellowship and currently serves as the Executive Chairman at OurHealth, and Benefiel, who counts the former Angie's List CEO as a mentor and source of inspiration. "I saw what Bill and Angie Hicks (co-founder of Angie's List) had created - an incredibly helpful service, thousands of jobs, and a cultural leader in the Indianapolis community," Benefiel said. "I knew that was what I wanted to do too.
"Bill's experience and expertise will be an invaluable addition to MeterGenius as we continue to grow the company," Benefiel said.
The company also announced the addition of Stephen Fernands, founder and CEO of Customized Energy Solutions. With Fernands, the company adds an industry expert with the insider knowledge to help build MeterGenius into a more innovative solution.
"MeterGenius is an exciting solution that increases customer engagement between energy providers and their customers," Fernands said. "I'm looking forward to helping MeterGenius transform the way we consume energy and interact with energy providers."
MeterGenius is the leading software solution to help competitive energy providers get smarter about customer engagement. With white-labeled web and mobile applications, energy providers using MeterGenius offer their customers state of the art energy-saving programs that increase customer satisfaction, engagement, and retention.
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SOURCE MeterGenius, Inc