Lucid Appoints New Leadership for Next Stage of Growth

Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — Following the announcement this week of the launch of BuildingOS®, the world’s first online operating system for energy management, Lucid has named new appointments to its management team and Board of Directors.

Vladi Shunturov has been promoted to CEO from his previous position as CTO. He co-developed Building Dashboard® and managed Lucid’s product and engineering teams, and laid the groundwork for BuildingOS. This year, Shunturov delivered an award-winning TEDx presentation, “The Next Disruptive Innovation in Buildings”.

Michael Murray continues to serve as the company’s President and head of regulatory affairs. A LEED-Accredited Professional, Murray has 10 years of experience in metering, building automation, energy management, and data access policy.

Kevin Burns has been appointed as SVP of Sales. Burns served in sales leadership roles in technology and energy management for 10 years. He was the first sales employee at Retroficiency, a Big Data energy analytics company, and previously was a top sales performer at demand response pioneer, EnerNOC, helping lead the company’s international expansion in Europe.

Zarko Draganic moves from a member of the Board of Directors to the role of Board Chairman. Draganic is a successful entrepreneur with 25 years of experience in the technology sector, including several startups and larger firms such as Apple and Nortel. He is the former CEO of AltoCom Inc., a modem startup he built to profitability, and later sold to Broadcom Corp.

Sam Klepper joins Lucid’s Board of Directors. Klepper brings expertise in commercializing software technologies. At Intuit, he co-invented QuickBooks. At WebTV, he ran product management for an Internet-on-TV service which was sold to Microsoft for $425 million. At Microsoft, Klepper was GM for a $500 MM portfolio of online subscription businesses. In the energy sector, he was GM and interim-CEO for eMeter (sold to Siemens) and CMO for Redwood Systems (sold to CommScope). He is currently CEO of Lavante, Inc., a leader in cloud-based supplier management software.

About Lucid

Lucid is an industry leader and innovator in providing information feedback technology to save energy and water in buildings. The company pioneered the concept of real-time energy and water use feedback and reduction competitions with Building Dashboard and launched BuildingOS, the world’s first online operating system for energy management. Lucid’s software is used by the world’s leading companies and institutions to manage thousands of buildings with $500 million in annual energy bills. Based in Oakland, California, Lucid is a privately held software company.

Related news: Lucid Launches BuildingOS®, the World’s First Online Operating System for Energy Management


Gavin Platt


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