Steve Jones, M.S. ’81, is the founder and managing partner of The S4 Group, Inc. The group developed the S4 Open family of products, which transforms proprietary building automation systems to an open system. The S4 Group’s network appliances can integrate proprietary HVAC systems for the first time to third-party products. The S4 Group was recently invited to demonstrate its technology with EnOcean, one of its newest strategic partners, at the AHR Expo in Orlando, Fla. After graduating from Stevens, Jones spent several years in software development and systems management working for telecommunications carriers, networking vendors and system integration companies in both the government and commercial sectors.