Author Archives: Ron Gordon

About Ron Gordon

Ron Gordon is Cisco Canada’s Senior Advisor for Smart+Connected Real Estate (S+CRE), responsible for advancing the utilization of IT infrastructure in building systems and Cisco’s S+CRE philosophy in Canada. Gordon has over 30 years’ experience in the information technology industry with roles in solution sales, sales management, product management and business development. He joined Cisco in 2007 and has worked on several S+CRE projects including the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, PwC Tower in Toronto and George Brown College Waterfront Campus. Prior to Cisco, he served as a Product Manager at Avaya and held positions at Bell Canada and TTS Meridian Systems. Gordon holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Toronto. Ron Gordon , conseiller en chef de l’immobilier intelligent et connecté (S+CRE, Smart+Connected Real Estate) de Cisco Canada, est chargé de faire évoluer l’utilisation de l’infrastructure informatique dans les systèmes de construction et est responsable de la philosophie S+CRE de Cisco au Canada. M. Gordon est fort de plus de 30 années d’expérience dans le secteur de la technologie de l’information; il a joué plusieurs rôles dans les ventes de solutions, la gestion des ventes, la gestion des produits et le développement commercial. Il est entré chez Cisco en 2007 et a travaillé sur plusieurs projets S+CRE, dont les Jeux panaméricains/parapanaméricains de 2015 à TORONTO, la Tour PwC à Toronto et le campus Waterfront du George Brown College. Avant d'entrer au service de Cisco, il a occupé le poste de chef de produits au sein d’Avaya. Il a également occupé quelques postes chez Bell Canada et TTS Meridian Systems. M. Gordon est titulaire d’un baccalauréat en géographie de l’University of Toronto.

Smart Building Are Vulnerable – But Not If Measures are Taken

I was reading an interesting article about how a Tridium network gateway device at the Google Wharf 7 building in Sydney, Australia was hacked recently.  The Tridium device is used for visibility and control of various Building Management Systems (BMS) … Continue reading

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Win – Win Situation For Smart Buildings

Question: What could be better than building a Smart Building where the lighting, HVAC, security and access controls communicate together on a common network and lower operating costs by reducing energy consumption and maintenance?  Answer: Building this Smart Building for … Continue reading

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