Deepinder Singh | Founder & CEO
Deepinder Singh co-founded 75F after having designed some of the world’s fastest core networks for Tier 1 service providers like AT&T, NTT and Verizon. With almost 25 years of experience in electronics and computing, he’s brought a wealth of embedded products to the market. His key goal in every endeavor is to simplify operational complexity and make products intuitive.
Gaurav Burman | VP & Country President, 75F India
Gaurav spent much of the last 20 years in Sales in the IT, Energy management & Automation sectors, with cos like PCL, IBM, L&T, APC and Schneider Electric, before moving to Marketing. In his career, he has handled diverse portfolios including product management, alliances, channel sales, enterprise sales & most recently, Marketing, where he was a part of the Management Team of Schneider Electric, South Asia.
Bob French | Chief Evangelist
As co-founder of a top U.S. interactive agency, a media-on-demand kiosk network, and LED lighting business, Bob has an unusual understanding of both the technology and marketing sides of business.
Bob is also Entrepreneur in Residence at University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Business where he mentors business students and startups.
Jay Kress | VP of Sales
Jay joined 75F in October 2020 as the Vice President of Sales. He brings over 25 years on HVAC sales knowledge to the 75F team. For the past 10 years he was at Ecobee, another disruptor who invented the world’s first smart wifi thermostat in 2008. While at Ecobee, he was involved in setting up distribution and training contractors across North America, and help developed their first SaaS for commercial multi-site and multi-family thermostat control and management.
He is excited to find his new home at 75F.
"There is a huge opportunity in the building control and energy management space, and the world needs these technologies to reduce our waste and improve our collective well-being."
David Koerner | VP Marketing
David joined us in September 2019 and moved to the Twin Cities from a role in Denver where he operated as a fractional CMO for high-growth tech startups, and from Silicon Valley where he led marketing for a global fintech startup selling mobile-enabled POS hardware for banks, governments, franchises and SME merchants. He started his career in industrial sales and marketing at 3M, and has worked in commercial lighting, M&A, brand, and digital.
Responsibilities include managing our in-house team, building out a new lead gen strategy, improving sales enablement, and revitalizing the 75 brand, messaging, and partnerships.
Chris Runquist | Director of Finance
Chris joined us in June 2019 after working as a fractional CFO in Boulder, CO with clients all over the United States. He has worked with both large corporations and startups in various finance and operations roles. He has a Masters in Industrial and Management Systems Engineering from Montana State University, holds an active Montana CPA license and is a CFA level 3 candidate.
Chris is working on implementing NetSuite ERP, managing our initial financial audit, and is creating budgets and forecasts to support revenue growth and sound financial planning.
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