EnOcean, developer of the patented energy harvesting wireless technology, has appointed Michael St. Louis to support and expand sales activities in North America. In this position he will focus primarily on supporting new and existing customers in the North American building automation market and the field of the Internet of Things (IoT) to increase sales and improve customer relationships.
Michael St. Louis has more than 20 years of experience in the deployment and ongoing evolution of wireless networks, applications, mobile smartphones and wireless data modems, having focused on communication network business development during his career.
Before joining EnOcean St. Louis worked with North American-based, Tier One wireless service providers and application developers on behalf of large and small Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) such as Lucent Technologies, Motorola Mobility and Samsung, developing new business sales, software and hardware products, applications and indirect sales distribution channels. He has a keen interest in technology-based business development and has a penchant for thoroughly understanding and articulating how solutions technically function.
“We are delighted to have Michael join our US sales team,” says Andreas Schneider, CEO of EnOcean. “With his extensive experience in business development and focus on the customer, I am sure that he will be a great enrichment for our US customers.”
St. Louis comments: “I am very happy to be a part of EnOcean to help drive incremental sales as well as build and enhance our relationships with new and existing customers in North America. Energy harvesting is a very exciting and innovative technology and I am really looking forward to engaging with IoT customers and OEMs to drive forward sustainable battery-free solutions for IoT projects.”
EnOcean GmbH is the pioneer of energy harvesting. Headquartered in Oberhaching, near Munich, the company delivers valuable data for the Internet of Things (IoT) with its resource-saving technology. For 20 years, EnOcean produces maintenance-free wireless switches and sensors, which gain their energy from the surrounding – from movement, light or temperature. The combination of miniaturized energy converters, ultra-low power electronics and robust radio technology based on open standards (EnOcean, Zigbee and Bluetooth®) forms the foundation for digitized buildings, services and production processes in the IoT. The self-powered solutions are used in building automation, smart homes, LED lighting control and industrial applications and thus help to optimize the CO2-footprint of buildings. As an innovation driver, EnOcean is a strong partner for more than 350 leading product manufacturers and has already succeeded more than a million buildings worldwide with energy harvesting solutions.
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