Envision Digital Announces New Management Hires in Ongoing Global Expansion


Nine new senior executives signal Envision Digital’s rapid global expansion in key Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) markets

 

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 5 August 2020 – Global green tech, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (AIoT)
technology leader, Envision Digital
International Pte Ltd
(“Envision
Digital”), today announced the appointment of nine new management hires as the
company expands to deliver on its Net Zero Carbon and automation promises.  

 

The appointments follow the recent announcement of
Envision Digital’s expansion into the German marketplace, which
marks the 12th global office for the company. 

 

Envision Digital brings together AIoT to enable
machine to machine, no human touch, real-time optimisation of key assets in the
energy, building, manufacturing and city spaces. This includes solutions for
solar or wind electricity generation, smart battery charging and load balancing,
heating ventilation and air conditioning, field fault detection, predictive maintenance
and asset optimisation, security and safety, as well as alerting.

 

Sylvie Ouziel, International President of Envision
Digital International, says: “I am thrilled to welcome those new executives to
our global team. We share the same vision and ambition towards a decarbonised
and efficient world which reconciles performance and sustainability. Given the extreme
economic and societal challenges the planet is facing, our corporate focus is
to continuously support sustainable business growth while ensuring safe and
efficient operations for public and private organisations. I am confident that our
new colleagues will massively contribute to collectively reach those objectives.”

 

Five of the nine new hires serve global remits and three
of them are based in San Francisco, California. They are the Global Chief
Product Integration Officer (CPIO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO),
and Global Common Products Lead. Based out of Paris, France is the new Head of
Global Digital Grid and Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Centre of Excellence (CoE). Based
out of Singapore is the new Head of the Smart City and Decarbonisation domain.

 

Thomas
Kiessling
has been appointed
as Global Chief Product Integration Officer (CPIO). Thomas will coordinate the
architecture of Envision Digital’s offerings between the technology platforms
and functional domains to maximise client value whilst fostering reusability
and interoperability. He will also play a leading role in promoting Envision
Digital’s solutions to key industry stakeholders, including industry analysts,
software and system integration partners. Thomas has held various C-suite roles
in the past, such as serving as the Chief Product and Innovation Officer of
Deutsch Telekom. His most recent role was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer
(CTO) of predictive IoT platform, AMPLY Power, Inc., specialising in electric
vehicle (EV) smart charging systems.

 

Al Ghous joins as Global Chief Information Security Officer
(CISO), bringing over 18 years of experience in cybersecurity strategy and
operations, information and product security, and risk management. Al joins
from his previous role as Chief Security Officer (CSO) at ServiceMax, a global
asset-centric field service management company. He is also the co-founder of
SVCI, a group of CISOs that operate as an angel investor syndicate.

 

Matthew Brocklehurst joins
as the Global Common Products Lead for Envision Digital, leading new
innovations, products and platform strategy, and enhancing existing offerings
with a focus on renewables and energy storage. Matthew joins from his previous
role as CTO at Power Factors, a performance optimisation platform for the
renewable energy industry.

 

Xavier
Becuwe
joins as Head of Global Digital Grid and
V2G CoE. He will lead a team of experts based in Paris and take responsibility
of Envision Digital’s solutions in the Smart Grid and V2G Ecosystem. Xavier brings
more than 13 years of experience in smart technologies, with a focus on smart
grid and electro-mobility, developing innovations, building capacity and
delivering solutions to major customers across Europe and Asia.

 

Ynse de Boer joins as the Smart City and Decarbonisation International Domain Lead,
based out of Singapore. He will lead the development and deployment of Smart
City, Smart Spaces and Corporate Decarbonisation programs. In his previous role
at Accenture, Ynse built and led Accenture’s Strategy and Sustainability
practices for Asia Pacific based in Singapore first, and more recently for a
region comprised of France, Belgium, Luxemburg and the Netherlands.

 

The global hires will report to Sylvie Ouziel,
International President of Envision Digital.

 

In APAC, Envision
Digital has hired a Delivery Lead based in Singapore, Envision Digital’s global
headquarters.

 

Saqib Khan joins the APAC team as Delivery Lead,
directly reporting to Robin Li, head of the Global Solutions and Services
Centre (GSSC) in Singapore. Saqib will ensure delivery excellence of client projects
across the region. Beyond management duties, his role includes defining
solutions and leading the implementation of large programs notably related to
smart plans and assets management, where his personal expertise lies. Saqib has
previously held roles as a Consulting Director at Deloitte and Principal
Director at Accenture.

 

Complementing the Envision Digital leadership team,
three new hires take various roles in Europe across operations and finance.

 

Marc
Chevenement
joins as Operations
Director of Envision Digital France. He will be responsible for end-to-end
client and partner projects, developing new partnerships within various
industry verticals, as well as supporting cross-entity battery and wind turbine
projects. Marc brings experience in industrial operations and digital business
transformation, previously holding a variety of roles in automotive, consulting,
and insurance at PSA, Accenture and Allianz.

 

Matthias
Felber
joins as Head of Operations for Envision
Digital’s Germany retail activities, coordinating and implementing Envision
Digital’s EV charging solution. Matthias brings over 20 years of experience
across a range of business verticals, most recently serving as Managing
Director of strategic digital consultancy, Neusta Accelerate.

 

Sabine
Moser
joins as the Finance Director of Envision
Digital in Germany. She joins from intelligent automation solution provider,
KUKA, previously serving as the Director of Finance for the EMEA region.

 

Sabine and Matthias will report to the new Managing
Director of Envision Digital Germany, Drazen Nikolic, who was appointed in May
this year, while Marc will report to Sylvie Ouziel, International President of Envision
Digital.

About Envision Digital:

Envision Digital
is a global AIoT technology leader headquartered in Singapore with more than
500 employees across twelve offices in China, France, Germany, Norway, the
Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States.

 

Envision Digital owns EnOS™ — the world-class AIoT operating system
which currently connects and manages over 63 million smart devices and 120GW of
energy assets globally. Its monitoring, advanced analytics, forecasting and
optimising applications provide insights to help clients better manage their
assets and portfolio performance. Its offering extends to Smart Renewables
(Solar, Wind); Smart Cities; Connected Energy; and Smart Plants; partnering
governments and companies in their digital transformation journey. 

 

As a major player in AIoT operating systems, Envision Digital is growing
an ecosystem of partners to enable energy and digital transformation globally.
Its growing list of over 250 customers and partners spans across ten industries
and includes: Accenture, Amazon Web Services, GovTech Singapore, Keppel, Microsoft,
Nissan, PSA International, PTT, Sonnen, Tableau and Total. 

 

For more
information, visit www.envision-digital.com

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