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AHREXPO 2024 | Cloud-Native: A New Way of Doing Everything

Session Information: Monday, January 22, 2024 | 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM | Room S401BC

Session Overview

Cloud-native isn’t just a technology; it’s a philosophy, a way of doing things—one set to disrupt automation at a fundamental level. Cloud-native offers unmatched efficiency, scalability, and adaptability. However, widespread adoption will require a significant paradigm shift for the industry. We face many challenges and unknowns, like upgrading our systems and addressing cybersecurity issues. Join us as our expert panel explores the benefits and challenges of this transformative new way of doing everything.  

Scott Cochrane, CEO, Cochrane Supply

Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, a leader in smart building automation and building controls. Under his leadership, Cochrane Supply & Engineering has experienced significant growth, opening 11 branch locations in six states, and Canada.

Lenny Joseph, Founder, Greenole

Lenny Joseph is an executive and entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience in the industry. Greenole is a cloud native serverless building operating system, that provides a single pane of glass for traditional building systems and IoT devices.

David Sciarrino, V.P. Business Development, KTERIO

David Sciarrino is an industry-recognized thought leader, strategic advisor, and consultant in the Smart Building, Proptech, and Intelligent Infrastructure space. At Kterio, David works with clients in all vertical markets to Digitally Transform the way they build, manage and maintain their buildings and real estate portfolios. 

Tavis Kerr, V.P. Building Systems & Engineering, KODE Labs

KODE Smart Building Cloud integrates all forms of building management, IoT, and operational systems into a single pane of glass designed to optimize building performance and empower some of the smartest buildings and portfolios all over the world.

Stephen Dawson-Haggerty, CEO, Normal Software

Stephen Dawson-Haggerty founded Normal Software in 2020, to make building-to-cloud integrations simple, reliable, and easy to install. Steve brings deep technical expertise in building controls, IT, cybersecurity, and cloud software and a practical commercial mindset.  He has previously presented at leading Computer Science conferences and panels at RealComm.

Therese Sullivan, Director of Customer Marketing, Tridium

Therese Sullivan is Director of Customer Marketing at Tridium and a key member of the Niagara Product team. She is responsible for message strategy and content development for the Niagara brand and for nurturing the growth, enthusiasm, and cohesiveness of the Niagara Community. She is also a Contributing Editor to

Niagara Cloud Suite™ is a scalable cloud-based solution that provides secure, remote building management services. This offering provides new integration, connection, and deployment capabilities, building on Tridium’s current model of open and extensible integration with devices, services and applications.