KMC’s Richard Newberry Appointed to IBCon Advisory Council

KMC Controls, a leader in building automation systems, today announced that Richard Newberry, Strategic Advisor to KMC’s Board of Directors, has been appointed to IBCon’s Advisory Council. KMC is a platinum-level sponsor of the bi-annual Realcomm IBCon conference, which will be held at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas from June 9th through June 10th, 2015.

Newberry, formerly President and CEO at KMC, has led corporate development, new product innovation, and competitive strategy for the company since 2014. With more than 30 years of executive and general management experience in energy, oil and gas, technology manufacturing, and building automation segments, Newberry applies a total solution view to guiding innovation and forging strategic partnerships with industry-leading technology firms. He currently leads KMC’s collaboration with Silicon Valley tech giants developing a revolutionary solution for connecting building automation systems to the Internet of Things.

The Advisory Council is a collection of thought leaders from building automation, property management, and technology firms working together to navigate the challenges of implementing IoT solutions across a broad array of buildings and portfolios as information technology and operational technology continue to converge.

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KMC is developing a complete IoT Platform for building automation that forms an end-to-end solution, from sensors and controllers (edge devices) to cloud-based remote management applications. Remote visualization and control are enabled via a cloud-hosted, mobile application based architecture with secure data access.

KMC will be exhibiting its new technology as a platinum-level sponsor of two major upcoming events: Haystack Connect, from May 18th through May 20th, 2015 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and at Realcomm’s IBCon from June 9th through June 10th, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas.

Parties interested in attending either event, seeing the demonstration, and meeting with the development team may contact KMC Controls at

About KMC Controls

Founded in 1969, KMC Controls is an American manufacturer of open, secure, and scalable building automation solutions. From secure hardware devices to smart and connected software, KMC delivers embedded intelligence and optimized control.

KMC is committed to providing industry-leading Internet of Things-enabled automation solutions with leading tech suppliers to increase comfort, convenience and help reduce energy usage.

KMC Controls®: Building Genius™ from the edge to the cloud.