LOS ALTOS, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daintree Networks, Inc., a leading provider of networked wireless control and energy management solutions for smart buildings, today welcomed two new members to its advisory board. The new additions are Jon Wellinghoff, a partner at the law firm Stoel Rives LLP and former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and Luca Mazzei, vice president of strategic marketing and product management for John Crane and former vice president at Honeywell Building Solutions. As part of Daintree's continued evolution, the company plans to leverage the collective expertise of its advisory board to assist with advancing its business model and integrated solution offerings, as well as its strategic channel and partner development.
Jon Wellinghoff is an internationally recognized energy law attorney and clean tech energy expert. He has nearly 38 years of leadership experience in federal and state energy policy, regulation and project development. The longest serving chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Jon was first nominated to be a FERC commissioner in 2006 by President George W. Bush and was reappointed in 2008. In March 2009, he was named FERC chairman by President Barack Obama.
"At the federal and state levels, commercial energy efficiency regulations are coming online. I look forward to helping Daintree continue on its high-growth path and increase adoption of its smart building energy management solutions that deliver compliance, along with significant energy savings and load management," said Wellinghoff.
Luca Mazzei is responsible for strategy, product management, pricing, marketing and communications at John Crane. Prior to joining the company in 2013, he was vice president of global strategy and marketing for Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS), where he developed the company's global growth strategy, while ensuring alignment of marketing activities with the sales and operations organizations. During this time, Mr. Mazzei also led Offer Management, with responsibility for managing the new offering development process in tight alignment with the Honeywell technology and labs organizations.
"As an advisory board member, I am excited to lend my expertise in the building technology sector to enable Daintree to take full advantage of the burgeoning building energy management market by leveraging its Enterprise-Internet-of-Things™ approach," noted Mazzei.
"These two distinguished individuals are first-rate additions to our advisory board. Their energy industry experience and guidance will help enable Daintree to achieve its business and integrated product offering goals. We look forward to their contributions as Daintree continues to expand solutions that simplify the way building owners and operators intelligently manage, monitor and optimize their energy use, and manage other devices related to Enterprise Internet of Things™," stated Daintree CEO Danny Yu.
Daintree Networks is a trusted provider of the industry's smartest building energy management solution. Daintree's ControlScope™ is an open standards-driven energy management and monitoring solution for lighting, temperature and other energy control. The solution delivers up to 70 percent energy savings, operational efficiencies and occupant-friendly work environments while providing actionable decision-support information through Big Data analytics. Using Daintree's Enterprise Internet of Things™, or E-IoT™, approach, the solution can also support monitoring of other environmental conditions such as air quality, humidity, food safety and more that comprise the networked ecosystem of an organization. Daintree Networks is a channel-friendly company with leading strategic and technology partners helping serve its customers globally, with major locations in Silicon Valley, Calif., and Melbourne, Australia. Further information is available at www.daintree.net.
ControlScope, Enterprise Internet of Things, and E-IoT are trademarks of Daintree Networks.
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