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Vice President, Operations

BrainBox AI

Montréal, Québec

About the Organization

BrainBox AI is at the forefront of the green building revolution and it utilizes self-adapted artificial intelligence technology to proactively optimize the energy consumption of one of the largest climate change contributors: Buildings. BrainBox AI engine supports a self-operating building that requires no human intervention. Using deep learning, cloud-based computing, and our proprietary process, our solution autonomously optimizes existing Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) control systems for maximum impact on energy consumption.

With the target markets being the various verticals in the commercial real estate sector, such as office, hotels, retail, airport, multi-residential, the market potential for BrainBox AI’s technology is very large.  Our ambition is to grow BrainBox AI into a meaningful player in the market, on a global scale.

Utilizing the power of artificial intelligence

HVAC systems account for 51% of total energy usage in commercial buildings. Inefficient and poorly designed systems are costly to manage, often ineffective at maintaining comfort levels and major producers of greenhouse gases. Our fully autonomous self-adaptive AI engine is designed to deliver significant savings and dramatically reduce carbon emissions, enabling a self-operating building. Our AI engine, together with our proprietary process, allows you to move from reactive to pre-emptive operations management in three steps.

Step 1: Getting acquainted

The solution identifies and catalogues your building’s specific operating behaviour and energy flow by gathering data from both internal and external sources. It then creates a building energy profile for making informed predictions about future energy flow. BrainBox AI collects hundreds of thousands real-time data points, such as outside temperature, sun/cloud positioning, fan speed, duct pressure, heater status, humidity levels, occupant density and many more.

Step 2: Optimizing Flow

Using over 28 customized algorithms working in real time, our AI engine instructs existing HVAC system on how to operate more intelligently and efficiently. This process is similar to an aircraft on autopilot.

Step 3: Continuous Improvement

Our solution continually amalgamates and analyzes all generated data to further optimize operational efficiency and discover other unique insights. To improve operational efficiency, BrainBox AI works to answer questions, including:

Position Description
Vice President, Operations

The Vice President, Operations is a key member of the senior management team and reports directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer. The Vice President, Operations will be responsible for diverse business functions to secure the efficient operation of the business and will partner with the senior management team to drive and maintain sustainable growth.

The Vice President, Operations will be responsible for technical services, project deployment, customer experience, ongoing building monitoring, and for developing and implementing a strategic customer journey of the deployment of the project, as well as the partner’s onboarding program.

Key responsibilities

Candidate Profile
Vice President, Operations

The successful candidate will be able to work effectively with others to create value for shareholders, demonstrate advanced operational expertise and provide strategic guidance to the executive team and board. The candidate will also develop a deep knowledge of the organization, the industry, the client and partners in order to actively contribute to the growth of BrainBox AI.

In addition, the successful candidate is an entrepreneurial and high-energy individual who is highly autonomous, with a strong work ethic and a can-do attitude. He or she will have an operations background, a solid personal accountability for results, adherence to ethical business practices, and a strong commitment to teamwork in support of the company’s success. The individual should be comfortable operating in a fast-paced, growing environment and must prioritize and drive actions to completion. The Vice President, Operations will be an impactful leader who is recognized by colleagues and peers as a talented, strategically oriented, highly organized executive with strong presence and communication skills.

Experiences and Competencies

Personal Characteristics

Location

The role is based in Montréal at BrainBox AIs’ headquarters.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please submit your resume and information to quebecopportunities@boyden.com and indicate the position title and organization you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

We would like to thank all the applicants, but regret that we are only able to personally contact those individuals whose backgrounds best match the requirements for the role.

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