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Intelligent Energy Management

Telkonet, Inc. offers EcoSmart energy management technology as well as EthoStream high-speed Internet access solutions. Both product lines satisfy Telkonet's commitment to product innovation and technological expertise, and have been installed in several hundred thousand rooms worldwide.

Telkonet's EcoSmart products, along with the EcoCentral management platform, reduce energy consumption, HVAC runtime and utility costs in most building environments. All EcoSmart systems feature Recovery Time™, technology designed to maximize energy efficiency without compromising room comfort. EcoSmart enables customers to take complete control of energy management with cutting-edge technology, real-time analytics, and participation in demand/response programs. Telkonet's energy management products have the power to counteract rising energy bills, minimize carbon footprints, and help eliminate the need for the construction of new power plants by simply maximizing energy efficiency.

EthoStream, the high-speed Internet access division of Telkonet, operates the largest hospitality HSIA network in the country, supporting over 5 million users monthly. With a wide range of product and service offerings and one of the most comprehensive management platforms available for HSIA networks, EthoStream offers solutions for any public access location.


Meet the Team

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Jason Tienor
Chief Executive Officer

Jason Tienor has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Telkonet, Inc. since December 2007. During this time, Mr. Tienor has transitioned Telkonet into a profitable public company whose operating divisions continue to increase market share while developing innovative technology. From August 2007 to December 2007, Mr. Tienor served as Telkonet's Chief Operating Officer. In 2001, Mr. Tienor co- founded EthoStream, which became the fastest-growing HSIA provider to the hospitality industry, and served as its Chief Executive Officer and President until it was acquired by Telkonet in August of 2007.

Prior to his achievements at EthoStream, Mr. Tienor co-founded and was Managing Partner of a successful Milwaukee-based IT consulting firm. He received his Bachelors of Business Administration in Management Information Systems and Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and an MBA with an emphasis in Computer Science from Marquette University.


Jeff Sobieski
Chief Technology Officer

Jeff Sobieski has been Telkonet's Chief Technology Officer since May of 2012. From June 2008 to April 2012, Mr. Sobieski served as the Chief Operating Officer, and from December 2007 to June 2008, he served as the Vice President of Energy Management. Mr. Sobieski joined Telkonet in March 2007, following the acquisition of EthoStream, where he was CIO. Mr. Sobieski co-founded and grew EthoStream to become one of the nation's largest high-speed Internet access providers to the hospitality industry.

Prior to co-founding Ethostream, Mr. Sobieski co-founded Interactive SolutionZ, a Milwaukee-based IT consulting firm. From 1998 to 2000, he was involved in consulting and system development projects, including the project lead on developing a new software package for GE Medical and software development for Northwestern Mutual. Mr. Sobieski received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and an MBA from Marquette University.


Matt Koch
Chief Operating Officer

Matt Koch, currently Chief Operating Officer, joined Telkonet in March 2007 as Vice President of Operations following the acquisition of EthoStream, where he was a systems engineer from 2004 to 2007. Prior to EthoStream, from 1998 to 2000 and from 2001 to 2004, Mr. Koch was a system administrator for Geneva OnLine, a regional Internet service provider specializing in wireless broadband Internet access, managing system administration and integration for web hosting, billing systems, and workflow automation.

In 2000, Mr. Koch was a system and network administrator consultant in the Silicon Valley for various companies, including Sun Microsystems and Uptilt. He received a Bachelors of Business Administration in Management Computer Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.


John Stark
Chief Financial Officer

John Stark joined Telkonet, Inc. as its Chief Financial Officer, in November, 2015. John brings 30 years of experience as a lawyer, debt investor, asset manager, and investment banker to Telkonet, Inc. Prior to joining Telkonet, John was the Managing Principal of Water Tower Capital, LLC a nationally recognized boutique investment bank that provides capital markets solutions to middle market companies. He has also served as a director of: Abraxas Petroleum, AET Films, American Restaurant Group, Bucyrus International, Carolina Steel, Cherrydale Farms, Coldwater Portfolio Partners, Crescent Communications, IPM Automotive, LePages, NCH NuWorld Marketing, Orius Telecommunications, Peebles, PPM America, and Yunker Industries. John has an AB from Wabash College and a J. D. from Vanderbilt University School of law. He holds FINRA licenses, Series 63 and 79.


  • Telkonet, Inc.

  • www.telkonet.com
  • 20800 Swenson Drive
  • Suite #175
  • Waukesha, WI 53186
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