About Us

About Us

ecoInsight is a Sales Platform for Lighting and Electrical Professionals Who Sell Energy Upgrades & Retrofits

This financial year, our users will close over $1.5 billion in new business using the ecoInsight Solution. ecoInsight has become the industry standard for the most successful sales professionals in the lighting and electrical industries. Thousands of contractors, distributors and manufacturers have improved their close rates by using ecoInsight.

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MANAGEMENT TEAM

ecoInsight’s corporate leadership team is a seasoned group of entrepreneurs with extensive experience in helping customers gain the most efficiency and profit from their sales efforts.

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Sean McCloskey
Chief Executive Officer
Sean McCloskey leads the company's strategic direction and day-to-day operations. Sean has been involved with the technology industry for over 16 years.
Prior to founding ecoInsight, Sean sold his last start-up Visiprise, a leader in the manufacturing software industry, to SAP. Sean has served as a member of the Georgia Tech Dupree College of Management Advisory Board and has been both an advisor and board director for several emerging software companies.
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Robert Sherburn
Senior Vice President, Market Development
Robert Sherburn works with ecoInsight customers and partners to drive market adoption of ecoInsight’s productivity applications.
He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and tradeshows. Prior to helping found ecoInsight, Robert directed the launch of SAP's manufacturing software portfolio in the Asia Pacific markets.

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Sudhi Rao
Vice President, Product Development
Sudhi Rao leads ecoInsight’s applications and infrastructure development. Sudhi has over 20 years’ experience in product development, quality management, data architecture and management and product support.
Most recently, Mr. Rao led the Global Support Team for SAP's Manufacturing Execution suite. He joined SAP as part of the acquisition of Visiprise, where he designed and managed the company's data architecture strategy. Prior to joining Visiprise, Mr. Rao held various data management roles at Wipro, Inc. and Premier Technologies.

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Wendy Phraner
Senior Director, Marketing
Wendy Phraner is responsible for ecoInsight’s marketing communications and direct marketing activities.
She is an innovative senior sales professional with over 18 years of proven sales success in both the software and industrial component industries.
Prior to joining ecoInsight, Wendy held a variety of sales and leadership roles at Sage Software, a leading global provider of business management software.

Product Advisory Council

At ecoInsight, customer involvement is an essential part of our development process. The Product Advisory Council is a group of influential customer executives who have a vested interest in overcoming industry challenges and helping us improve our product for the benefit of all of our customers. The members ensure that ecoInsight’s vision for our products remains aligned with the needs of current and potential customers, which enables our users to compete more effectively in the marketplace.

Baabak Ashuri, Ph.D
Dr. Baabak Ashuri is an Assistant Professor in the Building Construction Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology and is director of the University's Economics of the Sustainable Built Environment (ESBE) Lab.
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Jerry Yudelson, PE, MS, MBA, LEED Fellow Principal
Jerry Yudelson is widely recognized as one of the leading green building experts in the United States. He served on the national board of the USGBC and was a Founding Board Member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
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Michael Chad Griffith, PE, CEM, CCP, LEED AP
Michael is the founder of Griffith Engineering, Inc. (GEI) a licensed professional engineering services firm delivering top engineering design and analysis services. For GEI, Michael serves as a principal energy auditor, analyst and design engineer as well. He manages its mechanical, electrical and plumbing design teams in the Atlanta, Charlotte and Kansas City offices.
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Bart Stewart, PE, CEM
Bart Stewart is Principal Mechanical Engineer and Energy Projects Team Leader for Griffith Engineering. Bart is responsible for energy auditing, energy analysis and engineering design projects for the company.
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Baabak Ashuri
Ph.D
Dr. Baabak Ashuri is an Assistant Professor in the Building Construction Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology and is director of the University's Economics of the Sustainable Built Environment (ESBE) Lab. He specializes in Economic Decision Analysis, Strategic Risk Management, Investment Analysis under Uncertainty (e.g., Real Options Analysis), Capital Budgeting, and Project Finance. His current research focuses on the identification and evaluation of flexible technologies and systems for sustainable buildings, enhancing the value of healthcare facilities by incorporating flexible features, and developing real option models for the financial assessment of PPP highway projects under traffic uncertainty. The findings of the in-depth industry case studies, economic model development, and simulation analysis on the aforementioned topics are then utilized to generate fundamental theory about sustainable investment in the built environment. All research includes an integrated education research program to disseminate knowledge to professional associations and ensure infusion in next generation architects, engineers, facility managers, and policy makers. Dr. Ashuri courses include ‘Decision Analysis and Risk Management', ‘Building Economics and Value Engineering', and ‘Real Option Analysis for Life Cycle Costing of Flexible Infrastructure Assets.' He also advises undergraduate, Masters', and Ph.D. students.
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