Press Releases

Vigilent CEO Mark Housley to Address U.S.-Japan Symposium

US Department of State-Sponsored Tokyo Event Focuses on Entrepreneurship

EL CERRITO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vigilent®, announced today that its CEO, Mark Housley, will keynote the U.S.-Japan Symposium on Creating Venture Companies for the Next Generation, on Oct 17 in Tokyo. He will discuss entrepreneurial success based on his experience leading successful public and private companies and building U.S.-Japanese partnerships.

Housley was invited by Lorraine Hariton, the U.S. Department of State’s Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs (CBA). The symposium, hosted by the Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the U.S. Department of State, the US Embassy Tokyo and the Japan Association of Corporate Executives, will be attended by government representatives, business executives, students, and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Housley will join Tomoko Namba, former CEO of DeNA Co. Ltd., one of the largest mobile social network and gaming companies in Japan, in discussions moderated by NHK Broadcasting economic news anchor, Kaori Iida.

Vigilent provides intelligent energy management solutions that dynamically manage data center cooling resources to meet real-time demand in the most efficient way possible. Vigilent actively partners with NTT Facilities to provide energy management systems in Japan and other parts of Asia and recently announced an investment by NTT Facilities.

About Vigilent

Vigilent ( is the leader in intelligent energy management systems, an essential solution for data center infrastructure management (DCIM). The company applies advanced Intelligent Analyticstechnology to address the real-time energy demands of data centers, colocation providers, telecommunications facilities, and large buildings. Vigilent protects uptime through dynamic management of cooling resources, while delivering significant, immediate reductions in cooling energy costs and carbon emissions through automated 24/7 monitoring and control of mission-critical facilities. A privately-held firm located San Francisco’s East Bay, Vigilent is committed to green energy solutions that reduce and inform energy use, making for a more sustainable planet.

Vigilent is a registered trademark and Intelligent Analytics and Intelligent Energy Management are trademarks of Vigilent Corporation. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Pamela Crowley, 408-529-9655

Source: Vigilent