Best Smart Street Light Innovators
Contemporary street light systems suffer from problems like inefficiency, power wastage, power pilferage, cumbersome maintenance and crimes on the highways due to bad implementation of malfunctioning of street lights. This technology addresses all of these issues. Smart street lights have a slightly higher price than their classic counterparts, but they can repay the additional cost within a few years period. Smart street light systems can be integrated with the city-wide infrastructure realizing the concept of smart cities. These lights will also enable massive electricity savings and reduce CO2 emissions in the city. They work hand in hand with other smart technologies in the city and together they make the lives of residents safe and comfortable. Huge savings and easy maintenance make them an ideal choice for the infrastructure developers. We have listed here the top pioneers in the industry. These guys know how to shake the industry with the new, innovative and useful city lights solutions.
San Francisco, California
Hugh Martin created the vision for Sensity Systems and the Light Sensory Network and is responsible for steering the company’s strategic course. His 35-year track record as an entrepreneurial leader of cutting-edge technology companies, new ventures, and high-growth businesses includes serving at the helm of numerous highly successful organizations. In 2011, he was named CEO for Fortune magazine’s ‘Executive Dream Team: The startup edition,’ acknowledged for his ‘management chops’...
New York, New York
Jason Whittet is currently part of GE’s Intelligent Cities team. Working on Smart Street Lights solution. Most recently, he worked with the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) public sector practice where he led local, state and federal government business development for the global technology research and advisory firm. Before IDC, Whittet helped launch the Massachusetts Broadband Institute as Deputy Director and contributed to the successful completion of the $100MM, 1,200 mile MassB...
He is leading a corporate startup through the whole process of innovation from an idea to market transition and scaling. 21 years of Large Scale expert knowledge in building, modernizing and maintenance of street lighting systems, particularly LED Lighting and lighting controls. Member of Deutschen lichttechnischen Gesellschaft e.V. Member of the International DarkSky Association
Chintan is CEO at TVILIGHT, a European market leader in intelligent lighting controls. Tvilight specializes in sensors, wireless controls and management software for the outdoor (street) lighting application. With installations across the globe, their intelligent lighting solution has proven to reduce the energy consumption by up to 80% and the maintenance costs by up to 50%.
San Francisco, California
Brandon Davito is the Head of Smart City and Streetlight Business Unit. Brandon Davito joined Silver Spring in 2009, and has developed and led service delivery for strategic accounts in the US and international markets. Prior to Silver Spring, Brandon was an Engagement Manager for McKinsey & Company’s San Francisco Office. During his tenure at McKinsey, Brandon served utility and high-tech clients, with a focus on technology’s impact on the energy industry. Previously, he was a produc...
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Paul Putland received a BSc (Hons) Physics degree from Exeter University. In 1985, he joined British Telecom Research Laboratories, initially working on lithium niobate devices. He has since worked on the reliability of PIN photodetectors and receivers. At present, he is working on the smart light solutions at British Telecom.