Blue Pillar Welcomes Todd Krause as Chief Commercial Officer

Jul 25 2016

 Leading Energy IoT provider strengthens management team with addition of industry veteran


Frederick, Md. – July 25, 2016Blue Pillar, the only Internet of Things (IoT) provider to connect  all Energy Things™, has strengthened its executive team with the addition of energy industry veteran Todd Krause as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). As CCO, Todd will lead Blue Pillar’s global sales, marketing and operations organizations to accelerate the company’s market momentum and continue to strengthen the customer experience.


“Continuing his distinguished career with leading companies in the connected energy industry, Todd will play an integral role at Blue Pillar by shaping our customer-facing commercial strategy,” said Tom Willie, CEO of Blue Pillar. “His knowledge of the IoT space coupled with his extensive energy industry experience makes Todd the perfect fit for our management team and an ideal leader for our commercial organization. Todd represents a valuable infusion of enthusiasm and strategic thinking to the Blue Pillar executive suite.”


Mr. Krause brings over a decade of experience managing commercial business initiatives at top-tier companies like GE and EnerNOC. As vice president of global utility sales at EnerNOC, he played a critical role in the company’s rapid revenue growth from a $20 million to $400 million-dollar company.


Mr. Krause described his decision to join Blue Pillar as an easy one: “By being at the intersection IoT and energy, Blue Pillar is uniquely positioned to be a game changer for commercial and industrial customers as well as utilities,” he explained. “Blue Pillar is the only company with a decade of experience connecting and controlling behind-the-meter assets that matter - from combined heat and power systems, and solar arrays to diesel generators, meters and HVAC equipment. This connectivity is the key ingredient missing from other energy management solutions and is the first step toward unleashing the power of real-time connectivity that can redefine what’s possible behind the meter. I’m honored to join such an innovative company that is at the forefront of a tremendous market opportunity.”


About Blue Pillar

Blue Pillar connects the Energy Things that power our world. The only IoT solution to unite all Energy Things onto a single platform, Blue Pillar unleashes the power of real-time data to strengthen critical infrastructure and accelerate business. Blue Pillar’s Aurora® is automated through a template-driven process where security is built-in from sensor to cloud. With Blue Pillar, companies have unprecedented insight into their energy needs to become more efficient and have peace of mind that when the grid goes down, their business will continue forward. 


Media Contacts:

Tom Ehart

Marketing Communications Manager, Blue Pillar, Inc.



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