SkyFoundry’s software solutions are designed to help clients derive value from their investments in smart systems. Our SkySpark informatics platform provides the services and features to collect, store, analyze and present data from automation systems, metering systems and other smart devices to identify issues, patterns, deviations, faults and opportunities for operational improvements and cost reduction. SkySpark helps owners and operators “find what matters” in the vast amount of data produced by today’s smart systems.

The SkyFoundry team is led by recognized leaders in the automation, control, IoT and energy management industry.

Our Founder, Brian Frank, was a Co-founder of Tridium and Chief Architect of the highly successful Niagara Framework. Brian is also a founder and contributor to key open source initiatives in smart device industry including: oBIX, CoAP, Sedona, Fantom, and Project-Haystack.

Co-founder, John Petze was CEO of Tridium and also served as Global Sales Director Smart Buildings Cisco, VP Product Development Andover Controls, and CEO of Teletrol Systems. In 2006 John was named as one of 10 Pioneers in M2M (Internet of Things). He also serves as Chairman and Executive board member of Project-Haystack and served on the executive committee for the oBIX standard developed under OASIS.

SkyFoundry is a privately held LLC founded in 2009. We are located in Richmond VA. Contact us at

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Deployed to 1 Billion+ ft2 Worldwide

140+ Partners

A Partner-Focused Market Approach

Brian and John are supported by a dedicated and talented team of engineering and sales professionals. Customers are served by our channel of over 140 partners organizations that include major OEM’s, systems integrators, specialty engineering firms and Value-Added Distributors. Today, SkySpark is deployed to over 15,000 facilities worldwide, encompassing over 1 billion square feet.

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