“Luis has proven experience in executive leadership at some of the world’s leading technology companies; he’s a strategy guy who will focus our sales effort, expand our offering and grow our business in current and future markets,” said Ray Hood, Chief Executive Officer, Cenergistic. “As we continue to invest in software development, sales and marketing, Luis will be instrumental in our transition to intelligent building solutions to complement our existing offering for energy conservation in schools, universities, municipalities and healthcare.”
Luis has over 30 years of experience in technology spanning large publicly traded and pre-IPO companies. In his previous role as Group Vice President for Oracle Communications, Luis was a senior member of the management team responsible for worldwide sales to its service providers, enterprise customers, partners and alliances. Before joining Oracle, Luis was part of the start-up management team at Airvana, a provider of macro and small cell radio access solutions, where he had oversight of sales, consulting and customer service. He helped take the company public in 2008. Luis also served as Senior Vice President at Inet Technologies, a provider of business and operations management support solutions, and as General Manager of Alcatel’s business in Japan, Taiwan, Korea and Canada.
“I have been very fortunate in my career to have had the opportunity to bring technology to billions of people, on every continent, and improve our way of life by making mobile communications and the internet available,” said Luis Pajares, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Cenergistic. “I now look forward to making an impact in energy conservation with Cenergistic. We have a unique offering that provides our customers with a more sustainable environment in the form of intelligent building technology and efficiency as a service (EaaS)™.”
Luis was recently recognized by HITEC as one of the top 100 most influential Hispanic executives in the technology industry. He earned his bachelor’s in economics from the University of Florida and his MBA from the University of Dallas.
For 33 years Cenergistic has helped over 1,450 K-12 districts, institutions of higher education, governments and healthcare facilities find more than $5.3B in hidden electricity, natural gas and water savings by applying our advanced Ceres™ software platform and sustainability-as-a-service solutions on their campuses. Superintendents, CFOs, COOs and board members can reduce energy and water spending by 20-30% annually with no capital investment, while improving the comfort and quality of classroom and building environments, helping students and employees achieve their full potential. For ten consecutive years, Cenergistic has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year. To learn more visit www.cenergistic.com.