|[January 22, 2013]
Leader in Smart Home Services, GreenWave Reality, Further Strengthens Executive Team
IRVINE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
GreenWave Reality, a global innovator in the Smart Home Services market
that includes Energy Management, Connected Lighting, and Home Monitoring
services, today announces the addition of two senior members to their
leadership team. Given the continued growth of the company, GreenWave
Reality has hired Leon Hounshell as the Executive Vice President of
Technology and Udo Eberlein as Chief Revenue Officer to further
strengthen the executive management team.
Mr. Hounshell will be the EVP of Technology and be charted to drive the
overall company architecture for the innovative GreenWave Reality smart
home software platform and overall solution. Previously as the general
manager at Motorola (News - Alert) Mobility, Mr. Hounshell was brought in to
lead Motorola's efforts in the connected home space to deliver multiple
products and services into the service provider, utility and retail
channels. Before being acquired by Motorola, Mr. Hounshell was
co-founder, President and CEO of 4Home, Inc., where he also served as
Chairman on its Board of Directors. Under his leadership, 4Home became a
bellwether company for the emerging Connected Home Services sector
landing deals with major service providers. Prior to 4Home, Leon was VP
of Engineering and co-founder of PRISMIQ, Inc. where he led the hardware
and software engineering teams that developed the world's first Digital
Media Adapter (DMA). Earlier, Mr. Hounshell was the director of software
engineering and senior architect for Polycom's (News - Alert) Network Access Products.
Mr. Eberlein will serve as the Chief Revenue officer and be responsible
for global sales and business development utilizing his experience in
the software and software as a service (SaaS (News - Alert)) industry. Most recently,
Mr. Eberlein served as the CEO and Chairma of GridIron Software, Inc.
who provided online cloud-based file sharing and tracking
solutions. Prior to that role, Mr. Eberlein was CEO of Nero (News - Alert) AG, a global
leader in multimedia solutions for PC, consumer electronics and mobile
markets. During his nine year tenure at Nero, he played a key role in
the company's consistent year-over-year growth and in the creation of
the cloud-based Liquid Media solution enabling anytime content creation.
Before joining Nero, Mr. Eberlein was responsible for key accounts and
business development in Asia for a leading worldwide logistics company.
"Both Leon and Udo bring a tremendous amount of relevant experience and
leadership skills that will further accelerate our growth at GreenWave
Reality," said Greg Memo, CEO, GreenWave Reality. "Leon's industry
knowledge and strong architectural vision, paired with Udo's business
and sales acumen will allow us to enhance our industry leading smart
home solution and better serve our global customers."
GreenWave Reality Smart Home solution delivers a breakthrough consumer
experience making it easy to conserve energy, save money and enhance
lifestyles. The company was recently named the top late stage Smart
Grid/IT organization for 2012 by the Global Cleantech Cluster
Association. GreenWave Reality has also announced an award-winning
Connected Lighting Solution which extends the power of the platform and
enables consumers to control their efficient lighting, all without
requiring any rewiring of the home. At the recent 2013 CES (News - Alert) show, the
GreenWave Reality Connected Lighting Solution won the Best of
Innovations award in the Integrated Home Systems Category and an
Innovations Honoree award in Tech for a Better World. The GreenWave
Reality platform is extensible to provide additional services such as
home monitoring as well as an advanced smart meter management solution.
To learn more about GreenWave Reality, visit www.GreenWaveReality.com.
About GreenWave Reality
GreenWave Reality is a global
innovator in the Smart Home Services market that includes Energy
Management, Connected Lighting, and Home Monitoring services. The
award-winning GreenWave Reality solution delivers a breakthrough
consumer experience, making it easy to conserve energy, save money and
enhance lifestyles. Recent awards include the CES 2013 Best of
Innovations award winner and being named the top late stage Smart
Grid/IT company for 2012 by the Global Cleantech Cluster Association.
The Smart Home monitoring and control platform is highly secure and
scalable, allowing leading utilities and service providers to
confidently provide these capabilities to a large number of customers.
GreenWave Reality's funding is led by Craton Equity Partners, a Los
Angeles-based cleantech fund, and has also received support from the
Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). GreenWave Reality has
offices worldwide including Irvine, Copenhagen, and Singapore.
Additional information can be found by visiting www.greenwavereality.com.
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