Enlighted Inc., a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, adds Ramki Ramakrishnan as its new executive vice president of operations. Ramakrishnan will lead the company’s manufacturing and business operations, including production, quality and logistics to proliferate smart sensor technology, and increase the foothold of IoT in commercial buildings.
“Ramki is a seasoned executive who will be invaluable in the charge to exceed our growth expectations for 2016,” says Joe Costello, CEO of Enlighted. “His expertise in the data and technology industry will help us activate and explore new innovation channels and ensure top-level efficiency in our operations.”
Now in more than seven countries globally and installed in more than 100 million square feet of commercial real estate, Enlighted has worked with several Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T, Deutsche Bank and Uber. Enlighted’s solutions make the IoT a reality, with data collection enabling energy efficiency, space planning, indoor positioning and retail store analysis.
“My contributions to Enlighted start with helping to accelerate the adoption of Enlighted sensors, apps and systems across the globe,” says Ramakrishnan. “The IoT is the key to smarter buildings, energy efficiency and creating more comfortable, functional environments for our future, and we want to bring that world of possibility to the larger marketplace.”
Ramakrishnan has 25 years of experience in manufacturing and logistics with multiple technology companies, including Coho Data, Infoblox, Citrix Systems and Cisco Systems. He has demonstrated success with new product introductions, supply chain management and logistics, IT operations and customer support.