Anno is President of Lynxspring’s subsidiary company Connexx Energy, a leading developer of applications and turnkey solutions that connect building and energy management systems.

Anno has spent the last 25 years driving innovation in building control systems and smart grid technologies.  He has developed leading edge, smart grid energy products for the commercial building markets that have included Constellation Energy’s automated demand response system, VirtuWatt Energy Manager and as the CTO for Novus Edge, developed a first generation of automatic demand response technology for large commercial buildings.

Anno has been a major contributor and leader in a number of critical standards efforts that have transformed building automation systems including BACnet, LON, and oBIX.  He is a widely recognized industry expert and sought-after speaker at building automation and smart grid conferences and holds US Patents on Distributed-Architecture Building Controller, Automated Load Control and Dispatch System and System for Improved Energy Utilization of a Large Building or Facility.

He is a Certified Energy Manager and a Certified Demand Side Energy Manager from the Association of Energy Engineers.