You spoke, we listened.
Haystack Connect 2021 offered an unprecedented opportunity to speak directly to people who share your vision and passion.
The Haystack Connect 2021 Conference featured dynamic presentations from the best and brightest individuals in the building automation, energy efficiency, and IoT markets; providing insights on current and future trends.
Niagara Software Engineer, Tridium
R&D Engineer, Coster Group
Team Lead Building Analytics, BAM Energy Systems
Associate Director of Engineering, 75F
Chief Technology Officer, J2 Innovations
CEO, Padi, Inc.
Anto Budiardjo is a fractional entrepreneur, spending his time with technology companies in and around the Internet of Things. As a creative entrepreneur, Anto has extensive experience working with product creation, customer development, product positioning, strategic marketing as well as technical functions including product and software development. Anto excels in working with complex multi-stakeholder systems, explicitly identifying customer challenges, reducing complexities to expose fundamental and core problems, and envisioning features and value propositions of technology offerings.
Integration Team Project Manager, Resolute Building Intelligence
Steve Crowe is the Integration Team Project Manager for Resolute Building Intelligence. Prior to taking on his current role, Steve was Integrator who focused on conserving energy through cloud based analytics of BAS data.
Director, Fantom Factory
Emma Eynon is Director of Fantom Factory Ltd, a new exciting company providing training and consultancy services for Project Haystack and SkySpark.
CEO and Founder, SkyFoundry
Brian Frank is the President and a Co-Founder of SkyFoundry, a software company specializing in the storage, analysis, and visualization of data from the Internet of Things. SkyFoundry’s software is used across the world in thousands of sites to analyze and optimize IoT systems including energy, HVAC, and lighting. Previously, Brian was a founder of Tridium and architect of Tridium’s software framework products. He designed and implemented the core subsystems for two generations of the Niagara Framework, widely acclaimed as a leading technology in the IoT space. During his tenure at Tridium, he also led the design of the open source Sedona Framework—a programmable control engine for smart sensors and embedded controllers. Brian currently serves as the technical lead for Project Haystack. He works with the Project Haystack community to curate domain models and technical specifications.
Chief Executive Officer, Clockworks Analytics
Nick Gayeski is Chief Executive Officer at Clockworks Analytics working to have a massive positive impact in the built environment. Clockworks Analytics provides market leading building analytics software to empower facilities teams to run better, smarter buildings. We empower facilities teams to reduce energy and operating costs, improve equipment reliability and asset health, and enhance indoor air and environmental quality. Our clients manage and serve portfolios of buildings all over the world. Our job is to help them have a massive positive impact in their buildings, for their people, and on their business.
Senior Cloud Architect, J2 Innovations
Director of Partner Success, Clockworks Analytics
Product Manager, Siemens
R&D Manager, Coster Group
Chief Software Architect, Conserve It
As Chief Architect, Richard McElhinney manages and drives the development of Conserve It’s industry leading chiller plant optimisation technology and associate products. He also serves as Vice President on the Project Haystack Board of Directors.
Software Engineer, PassiveLogic
Cory Mosiman is a Software Engineer at PassiveLogic. He is a pragmatic and research oriented buildings engineer with smart building consulting experience turned software developer and open source standards promoter. Cory has a strategic focus on transitioning commercial buildings to be more efficient by developing useful tools related to semantic metadata integration, energy auditing, and measurement and verification technologies. He previous roles included software engineer in the Commercial Buildings Research Group at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and smart buildings specialist at WSP USA.
VP Customer Experience, J2 Innovations
Scott joined J2 Innovations as a partner in 2011, and is now Vice President of Customer Experience. He has a wide range of responsibilities including evangelism, business development, training, and operational excellence. Scott is well known as an industry expert in smarthomes and smart buildings. He is a past president of ASHRAE, and is currently a board member for Project Haystack.
Executive Secretary, Project Haystack
Marc Petock is a highly accomplished Global Technology Marketing and Business Executive known for positively impacting the growth and performance of the organizations he has managed throughout his career. Recognized as a strategic thinker and proven leader developing and implementing integrated marketing strategies and plans from vision through implementation, his expertise spans the commercial and enterprise markets as a pioneer in leading the Intelligent Building, M2M, Digital Transformation and IoT movements.
Mr. Petock is Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Lynxspring, Inc. where he is responsible for leading corporate and product marketing strategy, brand management, public relations and all communications that support the companies’ market share and revenue growth initiatives.
Executive Director, Project Haystack
John Petze is a Partner and Co-Founder at SkyFoundry, the developers of SkySpark™, an analytics platform for smart device and equipment data. John has over 30 years of experience in automation, energy management and M2M/IoT, having served in senior level positions for manufacturers of hardware and software products including: President & CEO of Tridium, VP Product Development for Andover Controls, and Global Director of Sales for Cisco Systems Smart and Connected Buildings group and is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers.
He is the Executive Director of Project-Haystack.org, an open source, 501C trade association focusing on standards and technology to make device data self-describing to enable software applications to automatically consume, interpret, analyze and present data from devices and equipment systems thereby unlocking the value of the data.
Global Strategy Head and EMEA Professional Services Director, J2 innovations
As the Global Strategy Head and EMEA Professional Services Director, Matteo Pierone is responsible for the Professional Services team in EMEA, that comprise the technical, sales and developer support, custom project development, training, product management and consultant activities. He’s worked in the buildings industry for twelve years in various roles pertaining to software development and has been passionate about automation since high school.
Data Scientist / Architect, Engie Digital & OCTO Technology
Senior Programmer, J2 Innovations
Radu Racariu is a seasoned developer, experienced in working in small and big teams across multiple industries. Curious and entrepreneurial, passionate about creating innovative and efficient solutions, he thrives in dynamic and fast paced environments. Radu is knowledgeable from high-level software architectures down to the bits of low-level design of software and hardware stacks.
Chief Executive Officer, J2 Innovations
As the Chief Operating Officer of J2 Innovations, Alex Rohweder is responsible for the business globally with a focus on organization, processes, go-to-market strategy, and marketing. In his prior role, Alex was Vice President of Software and IoT for Siemens Building Technologies. Alex played a crucial role in the Siemens acquisition of J2 Innovations. Now, as the COO he has embraced J2’s entrepreneurial spirit and believes in customer centricity, modern work concepts, and agile software development. He brings expertise in general management and building technology from over 12 years with Siemens in locations across the world and is passionate about evolving the industry.
Associate, Innovation Program, Daikin Open Innovation Lab Silicon Valley (DSV)
Yuya Saito is an Associate, Innovation Program, Daikin Open Innovation Lab Silicon Valley (DSV).
Director of Energy and Analytics, Buildings IOT
Jon Schoenfeld is Director of Energy and Analytics for Buildings IOT. He leads the analytics team in integrating data from disparate systems and developing algorithms to advance building analytics. These software solutions improve occupant comfort, increase operational efficiency, reduce energy costs and increase equipment lifespan for building owners and occupiers around the world.
Associate Principal, Altura Associates
Head of Research Department, Energocentrum Plus
Energy and HVAC data analysis – fault detection, machine learning, and mathematical optimization.
Vice President, Products & Solutions, BrainBox AI
Managing Partner, BAS Services & Graphics, LLC.
Chief Technology Officer & Co-founder, BrainBox AI
Training Lead, SkyFoundry
Vice President, J2 Innovations
Chief Technology Officer, e-Magic, Inc.
Eugene is the Chief Technology Officer at e-Magic Inc. He graduated with an M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He leads the Technology team at e-Magic. Since 1986 he has been involved in the development of software for automating facilities, infrastructure, and industrial processes.