Jason founded J2 Innovations in 2009, and has passionately provided the vision and direction for the emerging software company. He has over 15 years of experience in the building automation industry as owner of a successful controls company, which is credited with the largest BAS installation in Las Vegas. Jason is now focused on empowering their customers to have similar success, by creating powerful engineering tools, visualization, and software technology.
David joined J2 Innovations from Siemens US as a consequence of the acquisition, tasked with providing a buffer between us and our new corporate "parent" and handling the company finances.
Alex joined in the summer of 2018 as our Chief Operating Officer. Previously working in Switzerland, Alex was involved in the acquisition and has moved to California. He brings expertise in Building Technology and corporate strategy from 10 years with Siemens. He has embraced J2’s entrepreneurial spirit and is helping to grow our OEM business and evolve the market. Outside of work Alex enjoys skiing, hiking, and travelling. As a foodie, he’s enjoying all the good things California has to offer including the wine.
Chris joined J2 Innovations in October 2018, in order to develop J2's sales outside of North America. Chris comes with a wealth of experience of the building automation market and with skills in strategic business development and marketing. Chris spent 12 years developing Tridium's open framework business in Europe so is excited to now be working with the next generation product. Chris is passionate about simplicity, energy saving, renewable energy and electric transport.
Ryan is our Vice President of Sales Americas and has 16 years of experience in various roles - from tech support in his early days, to product management, and business development. He is now focused on growing our OEM business and supporting our FIN Stack Distribution partners in North America. Ryan is based in Chicago, IL. When he’s not in the air and travelling to meet with customers, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He’s an avid runner and health nut.
Scott joined J2 Innovations as a partner in 2011. He is responsible for global marketing strategy and actively participates in corporate evangelism activities. Prior to joining J2 Innovations, Scott served as Director of Sales, Sr. Applications Engineer, and Manager of Technical Services for Tridium. He is best known as an industry expert in smart homes, smart buildings, smart device management, and has been an active spokesman for the Niagara Framework community for over 10 years. Scott is a past president of ASHRAE, attended Clarkson University for Mechanical Engineering, and recently graduated with a BS/Business in Organizational Innovation.
Michael Rochelle joined J2 Innovations as a partner in the first quarter of 2009. He is responsible for research and development, software architecture, organizational technology decisions, and solving significant and complex technical obstacles. Prior to joining J2 Innovations, he developed highly interactive applications for the web, networks, database, and applications that integrate hardware with software. Michael Rochelle is extremely passionate about pioneering technology to solve real world problems.