2018 NIAGARA SUMMIT – JAMES’S TOP PICKS

Breakout Sessions

Session: NIAGARA CASE STUDIES

Time: Monday, 4:45 PM, Tuesday, 4:45 PM

Speakers: TWC HQ Hudson Yards, Wells Fargo, Amazon Distribution, Fuel Management and Dispatch

Why: There’s no better way to spark new ideas than to hear what others in the industry are doing. Attend this session to witness cool case studies from around the globe and see how these ideas can apply to your business.  

 

Session: BEST PRACTICES TO RECRUIT, MOTIVATE AND RETAIN TOP TALENT

Time: Tuesday, 10:30 AM

Speakers: Aaron Gorka

Why: With the increasing complexity of technology in our industry, it is essential to build a strong team and keep your employees engaged. Hear from an industry expert about how to build your ideal team and help your business reach its full potential.

 

Industry Speaker

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Speaker: John Petze

 

Why: There’s no one more passionate or knowledgeable about the topics of big data and analytics than John Petze. John has 35 years of experience in the building automation industry, and he knows first hand how data analytics apply to the building automation industry. John will inspire you to think in a whole new way and realize how data can improve the facilities you work in.

About John: John Petze is a partner and Co-Founder at SkyFoundry, the developers of SkySpark™, an analytics platform for building, energy and equipment data. John has over 35 years of experience in building automation, energy management, and M2M, 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. He is also a member of the Association of Energy Engineers. At SkyFoundry he helps owners take advantage of advanced operational analytics to create truly intelligent and efficient buildings.

 

Have fun in NOLA! 

Get outside for some exercise and join the locals who jog down St. Charles Street every morning. Run or walk down the grassy trolley tracks. You’ll be sure to see some beautiful neighborhoods and make a few friends along the way.

  

ABOUT THE AUTHORCV_James_L_1

James has been working at CCI in the Engineering department for over 6 years. His main focuses are DDC control systems, data analytics, and energy optimization. When James is not in the office you can typically find him outside skiing, mountain biking or surfing with his dog Vicki, who he adopted from Hong Kong while getting his masters degree in Intelligent Building Technology.