MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Daintree Networks, Inc., the leading provider of networked wireless control solutions for smart buildings, today announced that George Stringer has joined the company as Vice President, Channel Development and Marketing.
With over 16 years of senior management experience at Acuity Brands, one of North America’s largest lighting and controls manufacturers, Stringer brings to Daintree a deep understanding of the lighting industry and considerable experience in channel creation and development. While at Acuity, Stringer held a variety of senior positions in channel development, marketing, and sales, including VP Renovation and VP Distributor Channel, where he created innovative channel models that dramatically grew new lines of business. Stringer also led Corporate Accounts, Government, and Regional Sales at Acuity, providing him a strong understanding of large end-user needs.
Daintree’s ControlScope solution enables smart building capabilities in commercial, industrial, and multi-site retail locations, frequently built on a wireless network of lighting products, with intelligence extending to other building control and monitoring functions. At Daintree, Stringer’s experience in both lighting and channel development will accelerate the advancement of Daintree’s industry-leading channel program with existing value added resellers, the creation of new high-volume channels, and the expansion of solution-based marketing.
“I’m looking forward to helping Daintree build a world-class channel network so we can continue to fulfill the rapidly growing demand for standards-based smart building controls,” said Stringer. “Daintree’s value proposition is powerful for end-users, channel partners, device manufacturers, and the smart building industry as a whole. I’m pleased to be a part of its growth, and to help facilitate the merging of lighting with smart building controls.”
The sentiment is echoed by Daintree CEO, Danny Yu. “We’re very pleased to have George join our executive team. Daintree is doing something special by bringing standards to wireless controls, and it’s catching on fast. George’s combination of lighting and channel experience puts Daintree in an excellent position to bring the ControlScope solution to the broader lighting and building controls industry quickly, and in a way that benefits the entire value chain.”
About Daintree Networks, Inc.
Daintree Networks is a market-leading innovator in next-generation commercial and industrial building automation. Daintree provides the industry’s leading wireless control solution for smart buildings, delivering dramatic energy and operational savings as well as occupant-friendly work environments, all in a simpler, more cost-effective way than ever before.
Since its founding in 2003, Daintree Networks has been a pioneer in wireless mesh networking and control. The company has brought this extensive experience to bear in developing the market’s first truly open, easy-to-install, easy-to-use solution for wireless building control. For more information, visit www.daintree.net.