MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Verdigris, an artificial intelligence company powering the world's smartest buildings, today announced Fred Weber has joined the company's Board of Directors. A Harvard-trained physicist responsible for leading many of the most successful technology teams in Silicon Valley, Weber was named one of the top 25 most influential CTOs by InfoWorld Magazine.
"Fred has been an inspiration to many young engineers including myself early in my career. While he's developed some of the most successful technologies in Silicon Valley, Fred is widely recognized for his business acumen and record of helping startup teams succeed. He has invaluable experience and I am fortunate to have his counsel on our Board," said Mark Chung, Verdigris Co-Founder and CEO.
Named one of the world's leading AI startups by CB Insights and a top 10 most innovative energy company by Fast Company, Verdigris has a ground-breaking sensor technology that makes mission critical buildings energy-intelligent. Verdigris customers include Jabil, Verizon, JBS, Hyatt and Starwood Hotels among others. Verdigris has also partnered with NASA to research their technology's potential to predict failure in future space habitats at the Ames Sustainability Base.
"I am fascinated by technologies with world-changing potential like Verdigris. The energy space is uncharted territory for recent advancements in AI and IoT," said Weber. "I'm eager to accelerate their product and help this impressive team tackle one of the biggest challenges facing humanity."
Verdigris is a connected artificial intelligence and IoT platform. It makes buildings smarter, helping them reduce energy consumption and costs. By combining patented sensors, software and AI, Verdigris "learns" the energy patterns of a building and produces energy forecasts, predictive alerts about faulty equipment, maintenance reminders, and detailed energy usage information for every device. Verdigris enables building engineers with intuitive reporting and simple automation tools for their facility. Founded in 2011, Verdigris is headquartered at NASA Ames in Mountain View, CA. For more information, visit www.verdigris.co.
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