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Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at Lynxspring, Inc.

At Lynxspring, Marc leads corporate/product marketing, brand management and communications that support the company’s strategic growth initiatives in the smart building and building automation industries.

A pioneer and industry thought leader in intelligent and IoT technologies, Marc has been recognized with several industry accolades, most notably including: Realcomm|IBcon 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award, an inductee to CTA’s Controls Automation Hall of Fame, and earned Realcomm’s Top 35 People to Watch for the last seven years in a row.

Marc is also an advisor to the Realcomm organization, serves on the Board of Directors for Project Haystack, is a contributing editor for Automatedbuildings.com and a contributor to ControlTrends’ ControlTalk Now.

Prior to joining Lynxspring, Marc was Vice-President of Global Marketing at Tridium, where he was instrumental in building the Niagara Framework into the platform and operating system of choice for the built environment.

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Cybersecurity is a priority at Lynxspring. We are committed to taking a strong leadership role in helping our partners maintain a strong cybersecurity posture.

Since 2004, October has been designated as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. While we should be thinking about cybersecurity every day, this month is a stark reminder that we need to continually protect ourselves and our assets. According to the World Economic Forum, cyber incidents rank alongside natural disasters and climate change as one of humanity’s top ten risks globally.

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Unlocking Smarter Solutions for Managing the Built Environment

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The built environment is increasingly dependent on sophisticated, connected controls for heating and air conditioning, energy management, lighting and many other systems. Unfortunately, many of these controls function in silos, with little interoperability and integration. A master systems integration strategy utilizing advanced controls platforms can give owners and operators the connectivity and access to the data they need to optimize operating costs, use energy more efficiently and address the pressing need to reduce carbon emissions.

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Environmental. Social. Governance.

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Environmental. Social. Governance.
These Three Words Combine to Form a Powerful Concept that is Pulsating Throughout the Built Environment

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The Workplace. Post COVID

The workplace, post-COVID.  What will it look like? How will it function? How must it operate? How will occupants interact with it? The pandemic has forced workplaces to re-evaluate the role of offices within their company structure.

As companies redesign their workplaces and the convergence of the operational side with the workplace management side continues to occur, the role of offices in creating safe, productive, and enjoyable experiences for occupants is a well-planned reimagination which can generate improved collaboration and productivity, an increased focus on sustainability, lower operating costs, trust, and smarter buildings.

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21 Lessons Learned During the Pandemic in 2021

It was a year that forced us to reconsider assumptions and expectations for our lives, the way we conducted business, and the way we communicated with each other.

 

I think we all can safely say that 2021 was most interesting indeed. It was a year that forced us to reconsider assumptions and expectations for our lives, the way we conducted business, and the way we communicated with each other. We continued to blaze fresh trails in our lives and find work that felt right and sustainable amid the ongoing pandemic. We redefined the way relationships look with family, friends. We modernized our views on work separation and decentralization; we embraced different ways to do our jobs, we updated the ways in which we made and distributed our products, and yes, we incorporated innovative ways to manage and operate our buildings. And, without any doubt, we succeeded!

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