Redwood Systems, a provider of networked LED lighting controls and building intelligence, has appointed Tom Carlson as chief financial officer (CFO). In this role, Carlson will partner with the executive team to drive continued growth and will assume responsibility for finance and legal.
Carlson brings more than 20 years of experience in financial operations to the CFO role at Redwood Systems. Previously, he was the vice president of finance and CFO at Power Assure, a data centre energy management company, where he oversaw Series A funding and helped secure a US$5m grant from the US Department of Energy.
Prior to Power Assure, Carlson served as vice president of finance and operations and CFO at a variety of hardware and software companies, such as Optichron, Caspian Networks and Sanera Systems, where he developed a unique combination of expertise in high tech and international markets.
Throughout his career, Carlson has taken multiple private companies through successful acquisitions and initial public offering (IPO). He has an MBA from Xavier University and a BBA from the University of Cincinnati.
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