Founder & CEO | Climote
Derek is co-founder and CEO of Climote – a home energy management company who develop hardware, software and cloud services. A precision machining toolmaker by trade and then moving into the Smarthomes sector 20 years ago Derek has built a team with huge expertise in building world class reliable products and services. Managing Several Hundred Thousand Devices and growing with Millions of weekly transactions climote in partnership with their utility customers like ESB, SSE, Scottish Power, Power NI, Pre Pay Power etc they are at the forefront of the digital electrification of heat and transport.
Derek is passionate about delivering solutions to large scale problems and has a huge personal interest in social enterprise. He has recently set up a CLG (not for profit) called energycloud.org with the aim of building an organisation that will give the €100m+ of surplus wind energy to citizens in fuel poverty.