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Nexgrid Announces Hiring of New Sales & Marketing Executive

10/7/2014 - Nexgrid, a leading provider of advanced metering and smart grid infrastructure based on open standards, today announced the hiring of Scott Wielar. Wielar brings extensive experience leading technology and software companies through rapid periods of growth. Reporting to founder and CEO Costa Apostolakis, Wielar will be responsible for leading Nexgrid’s sales, marketing and business development efforts.

Before joining Nexgrid, Wielar was General Manager of Hubzu, an innovative online real estate marketplace. At Hubzu, he was responsible for all aspects of the business including business strategy, product development, sales and marketing. Previously, Wielar was Chief Marketing Officer and SVP Business Development at SER Solutions, a contact center software company. Prior to SER, he held senior leadership roles at Capital One and Bain and Company. Wielar holds an MBA from Dartmouth and a BS Commerce from the University of Virginia.

Wielar said, “I am thrilled to join Nexgrid at this pivotal time in the company’s growth. Nexgrid has assembled an impressive combination of leaders, technology assets and marquee customers. The company’s unique position in the smart grid and advanced metering industry really attracted me to Nexgrid.”

Costa Apostolakis, CEO and founder of Nexgrid, said, “I am very excited to have Scott join the team. We have experienced tremendous growth over the past year. I believe adding someone with Scott’s expertise and leadership will help accelerate that growth as we look to capitalize on our market leading products and solutions.”

About Nexgrid

Nexgrid, LLC is a US based company that provides an end-to-end solution for wireless smart grid and advanced metering.  Nexgrid's products provide utility companies and consumers the ability to manage and monitor their smart grid and smart home networks.  Nexgrid's solutions  utilize high speed, 100% standards-based communications providing real-time data that enables energy management and utility operations.  In addition to advanced metering of electric, water and gas, Nexgrid manufactures load control devices, capacitor bank controllers, thermostats and street light control hardware.  Lastly, their ecoOne enterprise software provides meter data, network, load control, street light, outage and customer portal management all in one easy to use platform.

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