Sunnyvale, CA — December 16, 2014 — Enlighted Inc. today announced that it has expanded its leadership team with appointment of two new members. Deron Miller, who recently served as MicroStrategy’s (MSTR) senior vice president of Americas Sales, has joined Enlighted as executive vice president, North American Sales. Mark Golan has joined as Enlighted’s first President of Products and Applications, coming from Adura Technologies, Inc.
Miller brings to Enlighted more than 30 years in sales leadership for a diverse set of global technology companies. At MicroStrategy (MSTR), Miller was responsible for growing the total bookings in the Americas to $365 million in three years, an organic increase of approximately $120 million. Prior to MicroStrategy, he served as senior vice president of Americas Sales at Nuance Communications (NUAN) and was instrumental in growing the Americas sales organization from approximately $100 million to $400 million in revenues in two years.
At Adobe (ADBE), Miller served as senior vice president of sales, responsible for the 220-person Americas Enterprise and Media & Publishing sales organization. Miller also served in executive sales roles at Macromedia (MACR), Matrixone, Inc. (MONE), Genesys Telecommunication Labs, Inc./Alcatel (ALA), and Informix Software, Inc. (INFX).
Miller will oversee the expansion of Enlighted’s newly-launched Global Energy Optimization (GEO) program, the first of its kind Energy Savings-as-a-Service model for LED lighting and controls. Currently, the offering has been implemented in 228 customer sites—including Fortune 500 retailers and global telecommunication companies—with 19.4 million square feet installed across 30 states to date.
“Enlighted is experiencing extraordinary growth bringing the Internet of Things to commercial real estate. The company is tapping into an enormous opportunity—in addition to advanced lighting control, there is no limit to the types of efficiency, productivity and security applications that can be built on top of our wireless sensor network,” said Miller. “Enlighted offers an outstanding solution that has been met with incredible customer enthusiasm. I look forward to leading our sales organization as we grow our footprint in existing markets as well as aggressively expand into new segments.”
Golan brings extensive experience in real estate, technology and finance to his new role. Prior to joining Enlighted, Golan was CEO of Adura Technologies, a company that provided technologies for commercial building lighting control and energy management. The company was sold to Acuity in 2013. Prior to Adura, Golan was Vice President and General Manager for Johnson Controls Global Workplace Services Division in the Americas. In this capacity, he led the one of the largest FM services organization in the Americas. Prior to Johnson Controls, Inc., Golan spent eight years at Cisco. During this time, he served as Vice President of Worldwide Real Estate and Workplace Resources, where he directed the company’s global real estate portfolio and associated services.
As President of Product and Applications at Enlighted, Golan and his team will develop and deploy innovative and transformational applications using the Enlighted sensor platform. Golan is also responsible for product management activities throughout the company.
“Enlighted is pioneering one of the most fundamental shifts in technology taking place in commercial real estate today,” said Golan. “Our company is uniquely positioned to transform how work gets done in commercial buildings by sensing the environment and providing cost effective applications that improve worker and asset productivity. I’m excited to lead Enlighted’s product team as we continue to rapidly expand and deliver innovative new technologies to market.”
“We are thrilled to have executives of this caliber spearhead Enlighted’s sales and products teams,” said Joe Costello, Enlighted’s chairman and CEO. “Their drive and expertise will help us to accelerate our already strong performance and momentum as we continue to exceed the expectations of our customers and take the company to new heights.”
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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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. For more information about Enlighted products, visit enlightedinc.com.
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