April 19, 2010

FieldView Solutions Hires Former Goldman Sachs Exec

SJF Ventures Portfolio Company, FieldView Solutions, Welcomes David Schirmacher from Goldman Sachs & Co.

Schirmacher joins FieldView Solutions from Goldman Sachs & Company where as Vice President and Global Head of Engineering and Critical Systems he was responsible for the design, operation and overall strategy of the firm’s data centers, trading and critical business environments throughout the US, Europe and Asia.

“David’s knowledge of the mission critical industry, proven track record of building and operating high performance enterprise data centers and his reputation as one of the industry’s most dynamic and forward thinking advisors makes him uniquely qualified to lead our product development effort, ” said Fred Dirla, Chief Executive Officer of FieldView Solutions. “We believe David’s hiring not only builds on the Company’s current momentum, it is a fundamental step toward our goal of positioning FieldView Solutions as the industry leading provider of data center operational and energy efficiency software solutions.”

As Chief Strategy Officer, Schirmacher will be responsible for directing the development of the firm’s mission critical software solutions including their flagship data center management platform, FieldView.

Schirmacher’s career spans close to 30 years with senior roles at Jones Lang LaSalle, Compass, and Goldman Sachs. During this time, he has managed the design and operation of millions of square feet of mission critical facilities representing billions of dollars of corporate investment. He is a recognized innovator in the data center industry driving reliability, performance, and operational efficiency into all areas of design and operational practice.

“I’ve known Fred and many members of the FieldView Solutions team for many years. When I heard they were coming together to start up the new company I couldn’t wait to join them,” said Schirmacher. “This is an incredibly talented and innovative team and I’m really excited to be working with them to continue to evolve an already amazing platform, and to deliver a product that answers all the challenges and concerns of our clients.”

FieldView Solutions’ core platform makes it possible for data center managers, IT personnel, facilities managers and even C-level executives to instantly see how their critical environments are performing. Every aspect of data center operations from the IT device and rack through the power and cooling infrastructure is instantly accessible. The powerful metrics and reporting engine provides real-time information that allows data center operators to optimize rack/room space utilization, energy efficiency, and infrastructure resiliency.