Who we are
ACE IoT Solutions is a software development company based in Chattanooga,TN.
ACE IoT Solutions' co-founders, Andrew Rodgers and Bill Maguire, have over ten years' experience operationalizing open source technology for industrial control systems and critical infrastructure applications.
Bill is responsible for sales, marketing and business development for ACE IoT Solutions. A recovering policy wonk with experience working at the US Department of Commerce and the US House of Representatives, Bill is a passionate champion for the transformative power of open data, machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT). In his role as Founder of Connected Communities LLC, Bill has worked closely with municipal leaders and their technology industry partners to develop and support impactful public-private partnerships. Bill is an avid skier, a biking enthusiast and welcomes all book recommendations but, in particular, recommendations for great contemporary fiction.
Andrew is the driving force behind technical strategy and architectural innovation at ACE IoT Solutions. With a robust expertise in Industrial Control Systems, Critical Infrastructure Controls, and Network Engineering, he is deeply committed to ensuring that Operational Technology systems globally are geared towards a more efficient, carbon-free future. His vision for cross-sector collaboration has been significantly shaped by his participation in the inaugural cohort of Harvard Business School’s Young American Leaders Program (YALP).
When the workday winds down, Andrew’s adventurous spirit takes over. An enthusiastic photographer, he often ventures off the grid to capture the world’s untamed beauty. This love for photography dovetails seamlessly with his other outdoor pursuits, be it hiking through rugged terrains, cycling along scenic routes, or relaxing via one of the many board sports he enjoys.
Computer Engineer/Customer Success
Cristian’s background in hardware engineering allows him to address customer concerns and deployment challenges with a depth of understanding of the underlying technologies, from FPGAs to Device Drivers, uncommon in our industry. When not bouncing between 15 terminal tabs, you can find Cristian Off-roading or rocking out at metal concert.
Justice brings a broad array of experiences working at the nexus of Operational Technology and Software Development to the ACE platform. His exceptional technical writing skills help ACE and our partners reach clear understanding of goals and roadmap features. When Justice isn’t cat-herding integrated testing suites, you can find him on his bike, embracing a zero carbon future.
ACE IoT & Washington DC
Since 2017, ACE IoT Solutions has acted as the technological lead for the country's largest municipal deployment of the open source Eclipse VOLTTRON™ energy data platform.
Washington DC's deployment at more than 60 buildings and generating more than 2.5 billion data points, has helped the City of Washington DC save more then $4 million in energy costs. ACE IoT Solutions can help your organization develop solutions that enable specific value streams (coordination of distributed renewable energy sources, demand response, fault detection, etc) using technology that is vendor neutral and platform agnostic.