With 30 years of experience in the new construction and retrofit industry, MacGowan has held project management, marketing and global sales positions in the energy and automation sector. Prior to joining Cisco, he worked at Delta Controls for 16 years in various national and global roles. In addition to his role as Director for Smart + Connected Real Estate, Bill has served as Vertical Solutions Architect for Cisco Smart + Connect Real Estate and Smart + Connected Communities in Canada.
Bill has extensive experience within the AEC (Architects Engineers Constructors) space and in the design, implementation and operation of dynamic building systems. He has been intimately involved with the progress of open data communication standards and converged base building networks. He has deep knowledge in the areas of Converged Building Systems, Enterprise Integration and the Delivery of High Performance Problem Solving. Bill holds an honours degree from Queens University in electrical engineering and is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) with the American Energy Engineers Association. He resides in Toronto, Canada.