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Powerzoa offers an integrated system for facilities to measure, manage and control electricity consumption down to the outlet level.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

Powerzoa sells energy management systems for continual improvement. The ZoaCube smart-plug network stops the flow of electricity to appliances while they are not in use. Plugs are programmable through a web app that monitors power usage in real-time and provides historic energy reports along with recommendations for more efficient behavior, continuous commissioning, and participation in utility peak-pricing and demand response programs.


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    Jamie Simon

    In addition to serving as CEO of Powerzoa Jamie is a Managing Partner at Canopy Strategies, building sustainability strategies for corporations. She identifies programs that restore the environment, increase profitability, reduce risk, and improve brand value. She was the Director of Sustainability for Red Bull North America from 8/07-12/09. Jamie was a part of the launch team and managed national marketing programs for Red Bull from 12/99-12/08

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    Sandra Kwak
    President, COO

    Sandra has served as CEO of software company BitJazz and was founder and ED of non-profit Knot, Inc. She has worked with Sustainable Spaces as an efficiency analyst and Pacific Gas and Electric on their customer-facing program, ClimateSmart. She consults with EcoShift, offering LCA and Climate Action Plans. She has 10 years of marketing experience and was board member and marketing chair for the first Bioneers Conference in the Southeast.

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    Kendall Laine

    Prior to his work at Powerzoa, Kendall spent 16 years at Learning Tree International in the capacity of development Production Manager, Product Manager and most recently, Special Research and Development Manager for the CEO. Kendall has led the development of a number of commercially successful hardware and software enterprise systems and applications.

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    Kelly Schwarzhoff
    Software Director

    Kelly has scaled several software start-ups including BEA Systems and Talaris. Kelly has over 13 years working in a variety of internet infrastructure projects. He holds a BS and MS in Computer Science from Stanford University; is the recipient of 7 US patents; and was an architect at BEA Systems, a leading Fortune 500 middleware company; and consulted for Edge Ventures, a leading infrastructure Venture Capital firm.

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    Jean Francois Gauthier

    JF is a finance expert with 20 years experience executing growth strategies, M&A and financing deals internationally. JF has led many financings; in 2010 alone he led two VC financings and one project financing totaling $70M. He co-founded Eolica Power, a company currently developing wind and solar farms in Basilicata, Italy; was previously CEO of Iscopia Software, a 15-year-old technology company he turned around, growing revenues 10X in 3 years

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    Phil Lembo
    Hardware Director

    Phil has over 30 years experience in hardware electronic design and manufacturing. As an engineer, Phil has designed hundreds of products for both OEM and distribution channels. His company CyberData has over 910,000 consumer electronics in the market.


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    Cooley: Peter Werner