James Nichols

Senior Vice President, Technology

James is Senior Vice President of Technology for SYSO Technologies, leading the effort to build the technology platform and team.

Prior to SYSO, James worked in Engineering Management roles specializing in Cloud Architecture, DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering for Sailthru, a leading marketing automation firm and Imprivata, a digital identity company providing security solutions for healthcare.

Before Sailthru and Imprivata, James was at EnerNOC (acquired by Enel) for 9 years, working in multiple Engineering roles.  Starting as a Performance Engineer shortly after EnerNOC's IPO, James led the tuning and scaling of the EnerNOC platform during a period of high growth, expanding from a few dozen assets under management in a few regions to thousands of assets spread throughout the world.  Eventually moving into Enterprise Architect and Principal Engineer roles, James was a key contributor in building EnerNOC's industry leading energy intelligence software (EIS) platform.

James holds a M.S. in Computer Science and B.S. in Computer Science and Humanities/Arts from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.  James holds multiple Amazon Web Services certifications, including Solutions Architect Professional.  James lives with his wife and family in Southern Maine.

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