Meet The Team

    James H. Clark, Founder

    Jim Clark is the founder of CommandScapeTM, a fully integrated cybersecure operating and control system for commercial buildings and larger homes. Jim is a prolific entrepreneur and founder of Netscape, Silicon Graphics, WebMD, MyCFO & Shutterfly.

    In 1982, Clark, along with others, formed Silicon Graphics, which later acquired MIPS, Inc. Silicon Graphics soon became the world leader in the production of Hollywood movie visual effects and 3-D imaging. Clark and Marc Andreessen founded Netscape in 1994. The founding of Netscape was a pivotal point that helped launch the Internet IPO boom on Wall Street during the mid to late 1990s. Clark later founded Healtheon, with the idea of streamlining the insurance hassles and paperwork associated with the healthcare industry. Clark later merged Healtheon with WebMD. In 1999, Clark founded Shutterfly, Inc., an Internet company providing digital photo printing services. Clark went on to launch myCFO, a company formed to help wealthy individuals manage their fortunes. myCFO was sold to Harris Bank in late 2002 and now the successor operates as Harris myCFO.

    Clark earned both his B.S. and M.S. in Physics from the University of New Orleans, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Utah. Clark served as an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz and then as an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University.

    Thomas Jermoluk (TJ), Investor, Board Member

    Thomas Jermoluk (TJ) is a key investor and sits on the board of CommandScapeTM. TJ’s focus is leading strategic partnerships and business development initiatives. He’s also the Founder and Managing Partner for Helix Ventures. TJ served as President at Silicon Graphics with Jim Clark from 1986-1996. TJ then founded At Home Network, for which he served as Chairman and CEO until 2000 and created the broadband cable modem for Internet business. During this time, TJ sat on the board of many of Jim Clark’s ventures like Shutterfly, WebMD and MyCFO.

    From 2000-2005, TJ acted as General Partner for Kleiner Perkins where he founded, funded and served on the board of nine companies in the technology sector and was directly involved with three portfolios of 40+ companies. From 2005-2009, TJ founded and was CEO for Hyperion Development, in which he funded, developed and constructed a variety of retail, commercial and residential condo towers. TJ holds a B.S. and M.S. from Virginia Tech.

    Don Boerema, President and CEO

    Don Boerema is President & CEO of CommandScapeTM, a fully integrated cybersecure operating and control system for commercial buildings and larger homes.

    Prior to CommandScapeTM, Don was the Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Development Officer for The ADT Corporation. He was President of the Health Business Unit, directed ADT’s corporate strategy, led business development, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that role, he was the Chief Marketing Officer, overseeing all marketing and corporate communications for the Residential and Commercial business segments. As CMO, Don played a major role in the launch of ADT Pulse, leading the product development and nationwide advertising campaign and building the world’s leading smart home business serving over 2 million homes and businesses.

    Don is an accomplished, multifaceted executive with a history of blending sales and marketing expertise with operational acumen to introduce innovative strategies, grow revenues, and cut costs. He has a wealth of professional experience and a proven record of success in leadership roles with Fortune 100 Proctor & Gamble, PepsiCo, AT&T Wireless, and privately held FDN Communications.

    Marcus Müller, Vice President, Hardware Engineering


    Marcus Müller is the Vice-President of Hardware Engineering for Commandscape.  He is responsible for all design, development and production of innovative CommandScape hardware and firmware. 

    Prior to Commandscape, Marcus held several leadership roles in IT Network Consulting, Enterprise Software Development, and Sales of IT products.  Over the past 25 years Marcus lead teams for several companies including AT&T, and numerous German based software engineering firms.

    In 2005, Marcus started a successful company, IRTrans. IRTrans is the leader in providing IP based remote control solutions for Home, Industry and Broadcasting serving the top 10 broadcasting companies in the US and worldwide.

    Scot Hulshizer, Vice President of Customer Development

    Scot Hulshizer is the Vice President of Customer Development at CommandScapeTM. Scot is responsible for nurturing and growing CommandScape's distributors, developing strategic partnerships and overseeing customer support and sales operations.

    Previously, Scot led the Remote Patient Monitoring business for ADT Health, and prior to that led business development and strategic partnerships for ADT. Scot has also held a number of executive roles with AT&T, where he built and oversaw national sales for retail and indirect e-commerce distribution.

    In addition, Scot has led several high-profile initiatives over the last 20 years, including the Apple iPhone launch into multiple distribution channels and enhancing customer loyalty and net promoter scores at the channel level, as well as leading merger integration teams for several multi-billion dollar acquisitions. Scot holds an MBA from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia.

    Andy Cross, Vice President of National Sales

    Andy Cross is the Vice President of National Sales for CommandScapeTM. Previously, he served as President and CEO at Jacaro Services Corporation, a business development firm that helps customers define security and business productivity needs, configure the right applications and facilitate a single platform to streamline operations.

    Andy has led several companies in the past, including acting as President of YouGov America and CEO & Founder of Clear Horizons, a high-end insight firm that served clients like Motorola,, Johnson & Johnson and others. Clear Horizons was a spin off from Rosetta Marketing Strategies, where Andy served as SVP of Technology from 1999-2003.

    Andy’s past business ventures include President & CEO at Franklin Electronic Publishers and Executive VP Sales & Marketing at Nabisco Foods Group. Andy holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a BA from Colgate University.

    Chris Stevens, Vice President of Distribution

    Chris Stevens is the Vice President of Distribution for CommandScapeTM. He is a a co-founder of iControl, the worlds largest IoT platform, recently acquired by Comcast. iControl is currently in over three million homes with over 45 million devices under management, generating billions of dollars a year in revenue.

    Previously, Chris served as VP/GM for the Cisco-Linksys Networked Entertainment Business Unit, developing their IPTV/Audio/Video platforms for the Connected Home. He has also acted as President of Harman/Kardon, growing the company three-fold and restoring profitability. Additionally, Chris has founded pioneering music and automation businesses, which were acquired by Harman International and Denon+Marantz Group.

    Lastly, Chris co-founded the industry association CEDIA, where he is a Fellow and Lifetime Achievement Award winner, as well as the recipient of the CEDIA Founders Award.

    Steve Ayala, Vice President of Technology and Engineering

    Steve Ayala is the Vice President of Technology and Engineering at CommandScape. He’s responsible for defining and executing the strategic direction of Technology, IT, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Project Management and Product Development.  Steve fosters security, quality and innovation in the on-going development and delivery of the CommandScape Suite to ensure customers are receiving best-in-class building management functionality.


    Steve has expertise in developing enterprise technology, architecture and operations in the human capital management and financial supply chain spaces for Fortune 500 companies and International organizations.   He led several companies through successful M&A by creating high company valuation due to the creation of highly productive and well-built technology solutions and organizations.  Steve is an expert in Agile/Lean Development frameworks and is a Certified ScrumMaster, giving him the ability to focus on users' needs while simultaneously improving development processes.


    Steve has over 20 years in the technology and software industry ranging from programming to R&D to leadership.  Steve holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Coastal Carolina University and completed executive education courses at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Aalto University in Helsinki.

    Michael Clark, Senior Director, Software Engineering

    Michael Clark is a Senior Director of Software Engineering at CommandScape. He’s responsible for defining, designing and implementing all aspects of a CommandScape software system. 

    Michael has expertise in full-stack software development at all levels from microservices to scalable API services. He has worked in many industries, ranging from computer graphics, web design and industrial monitoring systems.  

    Michael leads teams of developers to implement large-scale software systems. He mentors new hires and helps navigate teams around technological challenges. Prior to working at CommandScape, Michael was an early silicon graphics engineer, a Senior Software Engineer at the University of Utah, PartNet, Inc. and the developer and author of the Discover Science website. In addition to this, he has lead a wealth of side-projects that call for his expertise, including developing a telemetry reporting system for a large private yacht, and founding The Clark Foundation, a non-profit involved with informal science education and science literacy. Michael was also Chief Technology Officer and co-founder at Nous Décor, Inc. 

    Michael has over 35 years of experience in software design and implementation. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and a Master's degree in Computer Science from, the University of Utah.

    Tim Perrott, Chief Financial officer

    Tim Perrott is the Chief Financial Officer for Commandscape. He is responsible for all aspects of finance, treasury, capital markets, investor relations as well as Commandscape’s financial strategy to help grow its business operations and drive shareholder value. Prior to Commandscape, Tim has held several leadership roles in finance, operations, and investor relations over the past 25 years, including Vice President of finance and investor relations for ADT, a Fortune 500 company and leading security services firm. Prior to that role, he was Vice President of finance, IR and corporate communications for Nextel International (NII Holdings), overseeing financial operations and spearheading all external communications. His efforts helped the company grow from start-up operation into the fastest growing wireless company in the world and one of the top performing stocks on the Nasdaq. Prior experience also includes leading certain financial operations and IR for Southern Company, one of the largest energy companies in the U.S., as well for a number of early stage companies.


    Tim earned his Masters in Business Administration from the College of William and Mary and a Bachelors of Electrical Engineering from Auburn University