Jason Woods, RCDD has joined technology design and consulting firm BJL Enterprises as partner and vice president. Woods, most recently director of technology for Alfa Tech, has more than 20 years’ experience in technology design and consulting. When announcing he joined BJL, the company said Woods “will advise BJL’s clients on the design and construction of their mission-critical facilities and use his expertise in structured cabling construction, data center and enterprise design and project management.” BJL said Woods also will assist clients on strategy for their IT infrastructure requirements “while providing a vendor-neutral approach, ensuring lower risk and the implementation of cost-effective solutions.” He’s also overseeing the firm’s business-development activities and strategic partnerships.
BJL was founded in 2013 by former Arup executive Bill Lizotte. The company reported revenues of $400,000 in its first year and $600,000 in 2014, and projects $1.5 million in revenue this year. “Since its founding, BJL has helped a number of firms, both large and small with a variety of technology and design consulting needs,” the company said. “Projects have included enterprise design for various Bay Area Fortune 100 and 500 companies and multiple data center projects located in the U.S, Australia and Europe. BJL is currently engaged with multiple end-users in project management as well as owner representatives for the construction administration phases of their projects.”
Likewise, Woods has overseen enterprise and IT infrastructure projects, as well as design and construction of data centers, for numerous Fortune 100 and 500 companies, BJL added. “Projects under Mr. Woods have included the low-voltage infrastructure design, wireless design, security design and project management for more than 3 million square feet of office space and campuses for multiple clients, as well as the design and construction management of multiple LEED Platinum and Gold certified data centers.”
Lizotte commented, “BJL is delighted to welcome an IT industry veteran like Jason to our team of experts. Jason’s experience and contacts in the mission-critical industry will provide BJL with the expertise we need to service current and future clients while helping BJL keep pace with the explosive growth it has experienced over the last several years.”
Woods said, “I am excited to join Bill and the rest of the team at BJL Enterprises. In just two short years, BJL has become a leader in technology design and consulting, assisting clients with a wide variety of network infrastructure needs. I look forward to helping the company continue its impressive growth in the high-performance building marketplace.”