SAN FRANCISCO — BuildingIQ, a leading energy management software company, announced that its board of directors has named Michael J. Nark as the company’s president and chief executive officer. He succeeds founder and CEO Michael Zimmerman who assumes the role of senior vice president of business development for the company. Nark will also serve on the board of directors and brings over 25 years of experience and leadership developing technology companies in the energy and industrial space.

Nark joins BuildingIQ from Power Analytics, an energy and software business where he served as president and CEO and was instrumental in expanding the company’s global presence in the electrical infrastructure markets. Previously, he served as president and CEO of Prenova, a technology-enabled energy management services company, as well as president and CEO of GEOCOMtms, a supply chain software provider. Nark also held senior executive positions in a number of other growth stage technology companies, including Honeywell.

“The addition of Michael as president and CEO reinforces the depth and expertise of our industry-leading team,” said Zimmerman. “He has the proven track record of growth needed to lead our company to the next level of success. We are excited to work with him to deliver on the next generation of energy management solutions.”

Nark said, “I am excited to have the opportunity to lead this innovative company to the next level and look forward to furthering its presence as the leader of Predictive Energy Optimization™ solutions in the global marketplace.”

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Publication date: 10/7/2013

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