REDWOOD CITY, CALIF., September 24, 2013 —
WHAT: EcoFactor CEO Roy Johnson will present at SXSW Eco panel session, The Soft Grid: Next-Gen Electric Power, on October 8, 2013 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. The panel session will discuss the evolution of smart grid infrastructure and how new energy data and intelligent analytics will support a distributed, green energy future.
WHO: Roy Johnson is CEO at EcoFactor and joined the company in 2011 after spending four years as CEO at Calisolar, Inc., a vertically integrated manufacturer of solar silicon, wafers and high-performance cells. Prior to his time at Calisolar, Johnson was CEO of Redline Networks. Johnson also held the post of vice president of marketing and business development at 2Wire and spent 13 years at 3Com Corporation. He holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and an AB in Economics from Dartmouth College.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Central Time
WHERE: SXSW Eco
Austin Convention Center – MR 9AB
500 East Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, TX 78701
EcoFactor’s cloud-based analytics platform unlocks the value of residential data to intelligently optimize and automate energy savings for consumers. Patented software analyzes data from various sources such as network connected thermostats, weather data, and consumer interactions, and applies optimization algorithms tailored to the unique characteristics of individual homes and of homeowners. Our residential energy services achieve maximum demand response load shed, delivers superior energy efficiency savings, and detects and prevents HVAC failures. Our services are purchased by consumers through channel partners including Comcast, Reliant Energy, NV Energy, and Sacramento Municipal Utility District. Based in Redwood City, California, EcoFactor is privately held and funded by Claremont Creek Ventures, RockPort Capital Partners and Aster capital. www.ecofactor.com.
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