Enlighted Launches French Subsidiary Office
Company adds Paris office to the enterprise IoT leader's expanding global presence
Jun 16, 2015, 09:00 ET
SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Enlighted, Inc., the leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, today announced the expansion of its global operations with the opening of its French subsidiary office in Paris, France. The new subsidiary office will be responsible for driving the adoption of Enlighted's smart sensor technology to customers in the region and furthering its presence in EMEA.
"Enlighted has driven radical change for customers in the United States, equipping buildings with smart sensor technology that has enabled them to recognize huge cost savings and become smarter about energy savings, productivity, occupancy and more," said Enlighted Executive Vice President Christian Rodatus. "Enlighted is committed to driving the same evolution across Europe and the opening of our new subsidiary office in France is the next step in bringing commercial real estate into the Internet of Things."
Enlighted has cultivated strategic business partnerships in the European market for nearly two years, including Electricite de France (EDF), the third largest utility company in the world. Demonstrated by the European Union's (EU) recent target for all new buildings to be nearly zero-energy by 2020, the market's commitment to smart buildings and sustainable cities provides a strong business opportunity.
"With a huge commercial real estate footprint and widespread commitment from domestic businesses to reduce energy consumption, France represents a significant growth opportunity for Enlighted," added Rodatus. "The Internet of Things is creating a world of possibility for businesses looking to make more informed decisions about their physical environment based on the data at their disposal."
The new subsidiary office will be managed by Stephane Werba, a 20-year veteran of the European technology industry who joins Enlighted as vice president.
This week, Enlighted was honored by being listed as a 2015 Sustainia100 solution for its smart sensor technology and recognized at the ceremony in Paris on June 11, 2015. Additionally, for the second consecutive year Enlighted was also awarded the 2015 AT&T Supplier Award for its work in cost savings, customer service, performance, team work, diversity supplier spend and supplier sustainability. AT&T is one of the world's leading service providers of advanced mobile services.
Enlighted also maintains offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore and India.
Designed to change everything, Enlighted provides the world's most advanced digital sensor and analytics platform for smarter buildings to Fortune 500 companies around the globe. Enlighted was founded in 2009 and has received venture funding from Draper Nexus Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, RockPort Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Intel Capital. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.
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