About

Today, BOSS Controls is providing turnkey demand side energy management, controls, and data analytics solution, decreasing energy consumption in buildings across US cities.

Our History

BOSS was founded in 2012. Our founder, Greg Puschnigg, is the former founder and CEO of Green Power Technologies, LLC and inventor of a WiFi controlled, patented smart plug that is a core element of the BOSS solutions package.

We excel in making our products easy to use, but powerful in their ability to transform our client’s energy usage and bottom line. BOSS offers a suite of commercial solutions. Using unmatched technology, BOSS is a market leader in connecting devices to the cloud to provide real-time energy management and remote control with alerts from end devices anywhere in the world. BOSS intelligent product solutions are revolutionizing energy management, building automation and security market sectors.

BOSS provides significant cost savings with no out of pocket money, helping building owners meet resiliency and sustainability goals by load shedding down to the device level.. simply said, BOSS is transforming commercial properties into smart buildings. At the end of the day, it’s all about control. Control your energy consumption and automatically control your energy costs all from a single software platform we call Atmospheres™.

Our Leadership

Greg Puschnigg

Greg Puschnigg

Chief Executive Officer

Greg has held multiple senior executive positions in leading-edge technology companies including Ciena AirFiber, Intel and Powercast. Greg has invented and brought to market the first WiFi smart plug for use in the commercial sector. As President of Powercast, he launched the world’s first commercial wireless power product with sales to multinational customers and won Best of Show for new emerging technology at the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show. Greg began his career as an engineering officer in the US Navy, where he held TS/SCI clearances. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a B.S. and received his M.B.A from Loyola College in Maryland.

Mike Krummey

Mike Krummey

CTO

Mike has designed and played a key role in commercially successful products. His most notable being the world’s first all-digital electron microscope, in which he served as the principle electronics design engineer. Mike’s expansive career in design and mangement spans across the areas of scientific instrumentation, control systems and contract engineering services.

Mike has not only focused on product conception and design, but his experience extends through the manufacturing process and into customer support. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Bob Smyles

Bob Smyles

EVP Sales

Bob has 20+ years experience driving sales across multiple industries. By creating and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships and teams, Bob has consistently fostered growth driven corporate profitability. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy, Bob spent 8 years as a Naval Flight Officer, where he flew numerous combat missions and held TS/SCI clearances. He has received a B.S. from the Naval Academy and M.B.A. from Loyola College in Maryland.

Eric Smith

Eric Smith

VP Business Development, Utilities

Eric has over 30 years of experience in Utility Operations with a strong focus in meter to cash, work and asset management, field mobilization, graphical information systems, outage management systems, distribution automation, distributed generation, demand response, grid modernization and most recently Utility Internet of Things and Smart Cities. Some of Eric’s specific focus areas have been in developing Low Power Wide Area communications networks, smart integration architecture, strategies for IoT roadmaps, customer facing strategies and programs, managing Smart Energy integration into broader Grid Modernization strategies, along with the development of Transactive Services models.

Mike Merendino

Mike Merendino

EVP Service Operations & Customer Experience

Mike has a rich 20+ year history, in IT executive positions, providing thought leadership and direction for many technology and operations management functions across multiple industries. As a prior CSO, CISO, and IT executive, he has demonstrated results in: process optimization; risk management transformation; integrated control design; cyber, information, and physical security; loss prevention; and organizational integration. Prior to joining BOSS, Mike was the Managing Director for MM Risk Insight LLC, an IT Management and Cyber Security consulting firm, providing security, risk management and IT operations leadership, direction, and initiative execution for mid-sized to large IT and Operations functions.

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What does your building cost to power?

Even when buildings are empty - which is about 70% of the time - they continue to use energy. Think about how that shrinks your budget. Powering these facilities is costing billions of dollars ever year.
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