Menlo Park, CA, March 29, 2006- Zensys, creator
of the Z-Wave wireless mesh networking technology for home control,
today announced that it will relocate the company headquarters to
the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition, the company announced enhancements
to its executive leadership team. Tony Shakib was appointed CEO
and Steve Troyer was appointed Vice President of Marketing. In addition,
Per Nathanealson, who has served as Zensys’ CEO, was named Chairman
of the Board.
An accomplished executive with over twenty years of experience,
Tony joins Zensys after successful GM roles with leading technology
companies including Centillium, AOptix and Nortel. Troyer brings
twenty years of sales and marketing experience, including senior
roles with leaders like Cisco Systems, Linksys and Juniper Networks.
“I am thrilled to welcome Tony and Steve to Zensys,” said Per Nathanealson.
“Tony brings a wealth of experience in leading highly focused teams
and an outstanding track record. Steve’s marketing expertise, particularly
in the consumer networking industry, is important to Zensys as we
move forward with our Z-wave Alliance partners into new markets
“Per and the entire Zensys team have done a terrific job in developing
the industry’s leading wireless control technology, Z-wave, and
successfully building the market in partnership with some of the
industry’s leading companies through the Z-wave Alliance,” said
Shakib. “Steve and I are privileged to join such an incredible team
and we look forward to working with Per, Zensys, and the entire
Z-wave community to help move the company and the industry to the
“Our board is really pleased to welcome Per as our Chairman,”
said Bob Richardson, who has served previously served as Chairman,
and remains on the Board. “Per’s commitment to Zensys and success
in building this market over the last 4 years has been inexhaustible.
His insight will be invaluable to Zensys and the board as we continue
to set our strategic course.”
The company will maintain its New Jersey office to continue to
serve its growing list of customers and partners.
About Zensys Zensys is the leading provider of wireless networking
technology for control and status reading applications and the developer
of Z-Wave, a low-cost, two-way, wireless mesh network communications
technology that enables consumers to monitor and manage their lighting,
security systems and other home controls easily, conveniently and
securely from anywhere in the world. For more information about
Zensys and Z-Wave,
visit www.zen-sys.com or