Optim Controls is a Newcastle-based VC-backed (EnergyLab Member) startup with focus on industrial efficiency. We genuinely believe that less is more and our focus is on making automation simple and accessible. Combining over 20 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, energy efficiency and management consulting, we work with businesses helping them to improve operations via automation, data gathering and analysis.
Alex has over 10 years experience in electrical engineering. He has spent the majority of that time on clients' sites commissioning and servicing electrical equipment. Most of the servicing tasks were related to automation and controls. Also he has utilised his engineering skills in large projects (up to $10M) designing and testing electrical equipment, developing automation systems and setting up Variable Speed Drives.
Sergey is a business development, strategy and operations professional with over 10 years' experience in management consulting and commercialising energy efficiency projects. He is one of the pioneers of the emission reductions market in Russia and has contributed to the launch of impactful startups TransferWise and Busuu. Sergey’s focus is on strategy, sales & marketing and investor relations.