FOLSOM, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SynapSense Corporation, a leading provider of energy efficient data center infrastructure management solutions, today announced that the company has named Bart Tichelman its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Mr. Tichelman joins SynapSense with more than 30 years of experience in the technology and cleantech industries. As CEO, he led two clean-tech companies to successful exits; Statpower Technologies was sold to Xantrex Technology Inc. in 1999, and Serveron Corporation was sold to BPL Global, Ltd. in 2007. He was also CEO and on the Board of ARISE Technologies Corporation. Most recently he assisted an Atlanta start-up, solar power project developer Renewvia Energy Corporation.
SynapSense also announced that Peter Van Deventer, who co-founded SynapSense in 2006 with Dr. Raju Pandey, has stepped down as CEO.
Mr. Peter Van Deventer said: “Embarking on the mission of enabling the third wave in wireless and data center efficiencies has been a great challenge, and it would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of an amazing group of people. The best is ahead for SynapSense as it continues to develop and deploy its cutting-edge technologies. I have the highest confidence in our team to continue what we’ve started.”
“Since founding the company, Pete has built a strong team and has established SynapSense as a leader within the data center market,” said Mike Fister, Chairman of the SynapSense Board of Directors. “SynapSense is now moving into the mature growth phase in the company’s development and Bart Tichelman has extensive experience in leading mid-stage startups through this phase of growth. We are looking forward to having him join the executive leadership team.”
“Given the considerable progress made in recent years and our extensive customer base, SynapSense is poised for significant growth,” said Bart Tichelman. “My priority is to maintain focus on our customer’s requirements as we expand our offerings to meet new market opportunities. I am looking forward to working with the talented management team and dedicated employees through this next phase of the company’s growth.”
SynapSense is a leading provider of data center infrastructure management solutions focused on improving reliability and energy efficiency. With customers in industries including finance, technology, healthcare, defense, aerospace and utilities, the SynapSense Data Center Optimization Platform delivers unparalleled visibility, resiliency and energy efficiency in the world’s leading data centers. For more information, visit www.SynapSense.com.