SCIenergy, Inc. Names Former Google & Yahoo Software Engineer/Developer, Chris Smith as Chief Data Officer

Data Mining Expert Will Crunch Energy Data & Analytics From Commercial Buildings

Sep 30, 2011, 09:07 ET from SCIenergy, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SCIenergy, Inc. a merger of Scientific Conservation Inc. and Servidyne, Inc. is the global leader in providing a cloud-based energy management platform for building owners and operators, today announced it has named Chris Smith, Chief Data Officer.  Mr. Smith brings more than 20 years experience as a data analysis veteran to the new role.


Prior to joining SCIenergy, Mr. Smith was vice president of technology at The Rubicon Project, the world leader in Yield Optimization technology powered by data-driven algorithms and pricing intelligence for the $65 billion global online advertising industry.  In this role he oversaw mining of the company's three billion impression-a-day inventory.

Prior to The Rubicon Project, Mr. Smith was vice president of engineering for Fox Audience Network where he lead research teams on optimization and audience prediction applications.  Mr. Smith has also held engineering and software development positions at Google and Yahoo.

"Chris' broad experience in data analysis and statistical pattern recognition makes him vital to support the data-rich applications enabling building performance optimization.  As the SCIenergy Cloud™ accumulates vast energy and systems data from buildings throughout the world, we're excited about Chris' unique capabilities in our evolution of cloud-based energy management," said Russ McMeekin, president and chief executive officer of SCIenergy, Inc.

"I'm thrilled to be part of a team creating the next generation of energy data collection, analysis and management via the SCIenergy Cloud for large scale commercial building portfolios," said Smith.

About SCIenergy Inc.

SCIenergy, a merger of Scientific Conservation and Servidyne, is the global leader in providing a cloud-based energy management platform for building owners and operators.  The SCIenergy Cloud™ integrates high-tech solutions with high-touch actionable insights. Headquartered in San Francisco with an Operations & Technology Center in Atlanta, SCIenergy has more than 160 employees worldwide, with flagship customers in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia. Industry accolades include, Business Partner in GE's Ecomagination Challenge 2010, recipient of the 2010 San Francisco Business Times Green Business Award, and nine-time recipient of EPA's Energy Star® Partner of the Year Award.

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