April 28, 2016 15:35 ET

Lucid to Host Connected Buildings Summit 2016 May 2-3 in San Francisco

Customers and Industry Luminaries Shape the Connected Buildings Movement

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 28, 2016) - Lucid, provider of the market leading BuildingOS platform for building management, will host customers, thought leaders and innovators at its 2016 Connected Buildings Summit. The second annual conference, which takes place at the San Francisco Presidio, May 2-3, is designed to spark active dialogue about how to use data and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to unlock the value of buildings by making them more efficient, productive and sustainable. 

Connected Buildings 2016, an invitation-only event, provides two days of leading edge thought leadership sessions, technology panels, learning labs and networking opportunities. Visionary speakers will share real-life stories from building management and technology leadership. Sessions are designed to help real-estate facilities and asset management executives, chief sustainability officers, building operations managers and energy managers use insights from building data to improve business performance.

Will Coleman, CEO of Lucid, will address in his keynote how building data and big data are transforming the way operations, sustainability and finance teams collaborate for better business outcomes. Lucid customers will share success stories around their use of Lucid's BuildingOS solution across a range of industries including healthcare, biotech, government, manufacturing, higher education and K-12. Experts will discuss trends in sustainability, IoT, and using building data to drive better building portfolio performance. Attendees will also have the unique opportunity to hear from investors on the tremendous market opportunity that arises when big data and other trends converge to unlock the value in buildings. Summit speakers include:

  • Terry Scott, President, American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)
  • Tom Herbst, CTO of IoT Solutions, Cisco
  • Sven Schrecker, Chief Architect of IoT Security, Intel
  • Sara Neff, Senior VP of Sustainability, Kilroy Realty
  • John Elliott, Chief Sustainability Officer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Will Coleman, CEO, Lucid
  • Vladi Shunturov, President, Lucid
  • Josh Carter, VP of Business & Client Development, LVR
  • Jeff Eichenfield, Director of Real Estate Asset Mgmt & Leasing, The Presidio Trust
  • Jim Young (moderator), CEO, Realcomm
  • Jacob Cain, Director of Operations, Weber State University
  • Gary Dillabough, Managing Partner, Westly Group

"Owners and operators are under intense pressure to control costs, improve building performance for occupants, make more informed capital decisions and meet growing energy efficiency goals and regulations," said Lucid CEO Will Coleman. "Advances in building systems, data analytics and IoT have opened up enormous opportunities. The buildings we live and work in have a huge impact on our lives and the businesses that depend on these assets. The Connected Buildings Summit will open a dialogue among the leaders who are taking on the toughest challenges: from reducing greenhouse gas emissions to optimizing manufacturing facilities to ensuring our children can be productive in the schools where they learn. We have assembled an impressive lineup of speakers who will provide attendees with insights and concrete ways to improve their own building portfolios."

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About Lucid
Lucid provides a data and analytics platform to make data-driven decisions to improve building efficiency and portfolio performance. Lucid's SaaS-based BuildingOS platform has over 500 customers, 11,000 buildings and one billion square feet under management and empowers teams across operations, finance and sustainability to collaborate to get the best from their buildings. BuildingOS is the industry's first central data platform for commercial building operations to drive energy efficiency, building operations, and portfolio management initiatives to unlock cost savings, improved operations, resource efficiency, portfolio visibility, and smarter capital investment. 

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