Meet the Leadership behind Building Intelligence.

Executive Team

Jeffrey Friedman

CEO

Jeff has more than 8 years in the building service industry as an attorney and more than a decade of experience as a CIO.

Currently, he provides strategic leadership and vision as the CEO of Building Intelligence. He is the author of two patents and is a Risk Alliance, ASIS, and Association of Contingency Planners (ACP), Member.

Chris Lipowicz

COO

Chris has more than 15 years of experience within sales, software operations, and business development.

As COO of Building Intelligence he leads all operations, engineering, project delivery and customer support. He also oversees revenue generation and industry channel partnerships.

James Barbour

Director of Partnerships

James has been working within the security industry for nearly a decade. As the Director of Partnerships at Building Intelligence he develops the partner program and strategic partner relationships.

Besides leading Building Intelligence’s team of partner managers, he also oversees marketing initiatives and efforts.

Tsungtao 'Stanley' Wu

VP of Engineering and Development

Stanley has more than 15 years of experience working in software development and technology.

As the VP of Engineering and Development at Building Intelligence he is at the helm of new features and projects, guiding Building Intelligence’s team of developers.

Board of Directors

Bob Mancini

Senior Advisor, Carlyle Power Partners

Based in New York, Robert (“Bob”) Mancini is a Senior Advisor to the Carlyle Power Partners team. Mancini was formerly a Carlyle Managing Director and Co-Head of Carlyle Power Partners, which is supported by Cogentrix Energy Power Management, for which he also served as Chairman of the Board. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Mancini was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he spent nearly 20 years.

Bob Strang

CEO, Investigative Management Group

Strang began his law enforcement career in 1979 with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. From 1980 to 1989, Mr. Strang was a Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration. In 1989, Mr. Strang teamed up with fellow DEA agent Ann Hayes to form Strang Hayes. Over the next 12 years, that firm went on to become one of the premier corporate security firms in the world.

Evan Schwartzfarb

Founder, Segment Advisors

Schwartzfarb has more than 20 years of finance experience. He is the founder of Segment Advisors, a specialized advisory firm assisting business owners and family offices to source, hire, and manage investment banks. Before starting Segment Advisors, he led the Strategic Client Development Group at Barclays Wealth Americas.

Larry Byrne

Director, Freeh Group International Solutions, LLC

Larry Byrne is a Managing Director in Freeh Group International Solutions, LLC, and is Of Counsel to the law firm of Freeh Sporting & Sullivan, LLP. Before serving as the Deputy Police Commissioner and Chief Legal Officer for the NYPD, Larry served as a federal criminal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan and in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Warren Haber, Jr.

Director, Exoventure Associates

With 25 years of private equity and venture capital investment experience, Warren has become a well-recognized venture capitalist and angel investor. He was most recently the Partner in charge of Mellon Ventures’ New York office. Prior to Mellon, Warren was a founding Partner of Grand Central Holdings, and also pursued private investments for four years with GE Equity.

Warren Haber, Sr.

CEO, Founders Equity, Inc.

Before founding Founders Equity, Haber began his career at Merrill Lynch, in their Junior Executive Training Program, followed by a period at Bear Stearns & Co. where he structured a leveraged buyout in the energy services industry, Kenai Drilling Limited. An early leveraged buyout that ultimately grew under Haber to an NYSE listed Company. After that, Warren began the formation of Founders Equity in 1968.

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