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Our Mission

We are on a mission to make operating your buildings simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.

What we do

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Our powerful software identifies the root causes of potential energy problems so that owners do not have to become experts in data analysis and can focus on what they do best.  BuildPulse helps building owners and operators unlock the data in their buildings and HVAC systems. By providing easy to use reports that allow anyone to drill down from building to system level problems, BuildPulse makes analyzing data fast, easy, and useful. Currently serving Fortune 500s, commercial real estate, school districts, universities, and local governments, BuildPulse uses a patent-pending plug and play device at the site of the building to rapidly and securely pull available system data.

Come work with us!

Meet our team
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Brice Kosnik

CEO & Founder

Brice has been working with building automation systems for over 10 years. He realized time and time again that his customers were struggling with energy and building performance. He left his position as president of BAS services company to create BuildPulse.

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Eric Feeny

Director of Business Development

Eric is responsible for customer acquisition. He grew up programming for startups in Silicon Valley where he later attended Stanford University. He worked extensively with Oracle’s direct sales force and has also consulted to a number of startups. He applies his engineering and operational background to build an efficient sales organization and streamlined customer engagement experience.

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John deVadoss

CTO/COO

John is passionate about creating business value from technology. He was recently the co-founder of a Machine Learning start-up, which he led to an equity exit. Previously, he incubated and scaled Microsoft Digital, from zero to $400M enterprise P&L, with responsibility for strategy, product and market development. Earlier, he as served as director of engineering for Microsoft .NET, incubated the Azure product management team, and incubated and scaled the .NET developer engagement team for Microsoft.

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Stephen Kolzen

Director of Operations

Studied computer engineering and found a passion for controls systems. Worked at the intersection of buildings, IoT and analysis for more than 10 years. Worked to develop a big data approach to building analysis before coming to BuildPulse where he sees the future of the industry and is taking on a combination of duties from product management, customer engagement and sales support. Loves his daughters, standup paddle boarding, science fiction, and egg sandwiches.

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Andy Terentjev

Sales

Andy is a seasoned digital analytics business development executive with start-ups to publicly traded companies, that include RealNetworks, AdXpose and comScore. Before joining BuildPulse, Andy drove cross-platform audience measurement business development efforts for comScore for major West Coast media partnerships including Sony, Fox, and Hulu.

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Tom Colbey

Sales

Tom is a lifelong sales professional with a background in the sales of 3D and physics modeling & simulation software. Before joining BuildPulse, he represented start-ups in fluid dynamics and 3D modeling, and Fortune 500 companies such as Autodesk and ANSYS. One of the first non-founder employees with BuildPulse, Tom is a Southerner representing BuildPulse to the southern, central, and western regions of the US from the great state of Alabama. Roll Tide! 

 

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Savannah Linders

Sales

Savannah graduated from Washington State University with a degree in physics and worked in civil and mechanical engineering before joining BuildPulse. She is passionate about green energy and sustainable building design and hopes to make a positive impact on the built environment in her community. As a Business Development Executive, Savannah works closely with partners to manage projects, provide resources and support growth. Outside of work she can usually be found at the climbing gym or on the dance floor. 
 

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Brenna Buckwalter

Marketing

Brenna has a business degree from the University of New Hampshire. Her career passion lies in marketing for brands that unite great business with environmental stewardship. She has experience driving growth for startups across industry and international borders. Brenna enjoys nature, used bookstores, traveling, and growing a jungle in her apartment.

 

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Alex Robb

Operations & Product Manager

Alex has a mechanical engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He worked in the aerospace industry for 4 years making manufacturing systems function more efficiently. Alex is passionate about the outdoors and regularly travels into the mountains to go skiing, mountain biking, climbing, and hiking.
 
 

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Morgan Rashid

Project Manager

Morgan provides administrative support to the BuildPulse team. She received a degree in criminal Justice and psychology from the University of Jamestown. Morgan is a native Washingtonian,  enjoys playing softball,  and spending time with her family.

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Aubrey Bautista

Onboarding Manager

Aubrey provides onboarding and customer support at BuildPulse.  She has degrees in both the arts and science. Her background ranges from customer service to content editing and data analysis for small startups. She is originally from Southern California but finds Washington to be her true home. Aubrey loves coffee, the outdoors, and all manner of animals; but especially cats.

 

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Daniel Sabo

Lead Engineer

Daniel has a degree in Computer Science from UNCC and has worked in the web services industry for over 8 years across the full stack. He has worked for large and small tech companies alike from cooperations like Fidelity and Sap Concur to startups like Point Inside and now BuildPulse. Has a passion for building robust web environments with an eye towards maintainability and scaling.

 

John Bloom

Software Engineer

 

 

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Nicola Leonardi

Software Engineer

Nic has a degree in computer science from The Evergreen State College.  At BuildPulse he develops drivers for interfacing with building automation systems. He has been working with embedded systems since 2012, and has experience in software development, cybersecurity, electrical engineering, and 3D modeling, prototyping, and manufacturing.  Nic enjoys solving puzzles, hiking, and playing music.  

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Sung Kim

Jr. Software Engineer

Sung studied software development at Code Fellows, a coding bootcamp during the summer of 2016. Prior education includes a bachelors in Biochemistry and a masters in Teaching. Prior to BuildPulse, Sung worked as a high school math and science teacher and everything from waiting tables to supervising restaurants in the hospitality industry. His favorite hobbies include surfing, rock climbing, hiking, and video gaming. He also really loves dogs and puppies.
 

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Vamsi Surapaneni

Onboarding Intern

Vamsi is currently enrolled at the University of Washington, Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering. Before he was at BuildPulse he spent several years working at an energy efficiency nonprofit. Vamsi has also spent 6 years working in energy efficiency consulting for DNV GL. His experience is heavily focused in Data Analytics, but it also includes Program Management and Strategic Planning.

 

Advisors

 

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Jackie Davidson

Financial Expert & Strategic Advisor

Jackie has deep experience in SaaS businesses and in a variety of industries. She was an operating executive for over 25 years for a number of private and public companies, a key player on innovative leadership teams. Her strategic experience spans high growth strategies, financings, and mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Davidson serves on the advisory boards of ClientLinkt and Staging & Design Network, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Washington CPA Foundation. She is a CPA, and a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and Seattle Angel Fund.

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P.M. Kam

Asia Market Strategic Advisor

With over 25 years of sales and general management experience in the IT industry, Mr. Kam is specialized in managing, deploying or advising large scale and high-stake projects in Asia, particularly in the Greater China region. Mr. Kam currently serves as a board member of an energy management company located in China and Hong Kong which is considered a pioneer in the area.

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