NanoSmart Solutions Appoints Malcolm Conner As New CEO
ATLANTA, GA – February 1st, 2019 – NanoSmart Solutions, the global smart systems, energy solutions, and technology provider, today announced the appointment of Malcolm Conner as chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately. Conner will assume day-to-day leadership of the company and lead it through its next phase of innovation and spur exponential growth. In addition, Conner was also appointed as CEO of NanoSmart Lights, a subsidiary of NanoSmart Solutions. Conner brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the information services, technology, and home services industries to his new role as CEO of NanoSmart Solutions.
Dr. Richard L. Barnor, NanoSmart Lights co-founder and former President & CEO, will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors and be one of the company’s largest individual shareholders. “Malcolm is going to take NanoSmart Solutions to the next level. He is the right person to lead the company to the next stage of growth” said Dr. Barnor.
Malcolm Conner has spent over 20 years successfully leading companies and businesses across the technology and services industry. He has overseen significant revenue growth and scale within those businesses. Most recently, he served as President of American Water Resources LLC, a direct subsidiary of American Water, the largest water and wastewater utility in North America, where under his leadership, the business significantly grew by 3-fold in terms of revenues and EBITDA. Conner earned his B.S. in Accounting from Hampton University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He serves on the board of directors for Bethesda Lutheran Communities, a healthcare organization serving individuals with intellectual disabilities.
“Malcolm is a universally-respected change agent in the business world, known for specializing in value creation and growing companies into market leaders, and I am thrilled to welcome him to the NanoSmart Solutions executive team at this pivotal moment for our business and industry,” said Dr. David Noye, co-founder and chairman of NanoSmart Solutions board of directors.
“I’m incredibly excited to join the NanoSmart Solutions team,” said Conner. “The company has developed the most innovative nanotechnologies and a robust pipeline of intellectual properties including patents covering best in class products, services, and solutions. NanoSmart Solutions is uniquely positioned to be the global market leader in science-based smart mechanical products and energy storage systems.”
About NanoSmart Solutions: NanoSmart Solutions is an advanced R&D and technology company focused on the application of nanotechnology and integration of emerging smart platform technologies for developing smart mechanical and smart energy storage products and services. These solutions comprise of smart materials, smart glasses, energy storage materials, smart energy storage devices, wireless energy charging devices, microfluidic devices, wireless sensors, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, to help make its customers highly competitive, maximizing efficiency and productivity, while providing significant cost savings. NanoSmart Solutions’ existing brands consist of NanoSmart BulbsTM, NanoSmart CurtainsTM, NanoSmart ChargersTM, and NanoSmart EnergyTM. The company will be proceeding with its next funding round later this year. For more information on NanoSmart Solutions, please visit www.nanosmartsolutions.com.