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The Haystack Connect 2019 Conference will feature dynamic presentations from the best and brightest individuals in the building automation, energy efficiency, and IoT markets; providing insights on current and future trends.

Paul Bergquist

Business Development, SkyFoundry

Paul Bergquist holds a senior role in Business Development at SkyFoundry, the developers of SkySpark®, an analytics platform for building, energy and equipment data. Paul has over 18 years of experience in building automation and energy management, having served in high level positions for distributors and installing contractors of hardware and software products including: Vice President of Wilson Mohr, and Engineering Manager of a Comfort Systems USA Branch Office. At SkyFoundry he helps partners and owners take advantage of advanced operational analytics to create truly intelligent buildings.

Andy Frank

Co-Founder, SkyFoundry

Andy has been developing software for 20 years and is a Co-Founder of SkyFoundry.  When not busy working on SkySpark®, his passion project is tinkering with Studs to make embedded software development accessible to a much broader community.

Brian Frank

President, 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.

Matthew Giannini

Software Engineer, SkyFoundry

Matthew Giannini is a software engineer with nearly 10 years experience writing software in the BAS industry. His current role is Software Engineer at SkyFoundry where he works on the SkySpark® Analytics Platform. In this role, Matthew has had the opportunity to become more involved in the open-source community where he is also a contributor to the Fantom programming language, and helps maintain the Haystack-Java reference implementation for the Project Haystack community.

Marc Petock

Chief Communications Officer and VP, Marketing, Lynxspring and Connexx Energy

Marc leads Lynxspring’s and Connexx Energy’s corporate and product marketing strategy and execution, brand management, public relations and communications to support strategic and growth initiatives. Prior to joining Lynxspring and Connexx Energy, Marc was the Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications at Tridium where he was responsible for leading the development and execution of global brand management, marketing, strategic communications, media, public relations and electronic strategies. While at Tridium, Marc’s efforts contributed to the company averaging double-digit growth, built the Niagara Framework, the company’s flagship technology, into the defacto industry standard, built a brand and ecosystem value that exceeded $1B, transformed the company’s user conference into an industry-wide event, and contributed to transforming the Intelligent Buildings and M2M industries. Prior to Tridium, Marc oversaw the technology practices for leading marketing consulting and advertising/communications firms where he worked with company’s including IBM, Technicolor, AT&T, Red Hat, ADC, Hewlett Packard and several others.

Marc is a contributing author, noted speaker and recognized industry leader having earned Realcomm’s Top 35 People to Watch for the last six years in a row, M2M Magazines Who’s Who in M2M, a Digital Impact Award and several other industry accolades. He been a recipient of the Niagara Community Spirit Award and most recently, the recipient of the ControlTrends Award (CTA), the “Petock Award”, now an annual industry award named in his honor. Marc serves on the Board of Directors of Connexx Energy, Project Haystack and as an advisor to Realcomm.

John Petze

Partner, SkyFoundry

John Petze is a partner at SkyFoundry, the developers of SkySpark®, an analytics platform for building, energy and equipment data. John has over 30 years of experience in building automation, energy management and M2M. He has held several 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 of the Smart and Connected Buildings Group at Cisco Systems.

At SkyFoundry, John helps building owners take advantage of advanced operational analytics to create truly intelligent buildings.

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