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Paul Meng
Paul Meng
Smart Building Technologies

Paul Meng co-leads Smart Building Technologies (SmartBT) and is a Partner at Fidelity Building Services Group® (Fidelity BSG).

As one of the founders of SmartBT, Paul – alongside founding partner Mike Schmitz – brings to his leadership role at Fidelity BSG over three decades of experience in building automation. His entrepreneurial vision is credited with helping companies achieve national and international growth and most recently, bringing SmartBT into Fidelity BSG’s growing portfolio of companies.

Over the course of Paul’s career, he has served in numerous senior leadership/ownership roles, charged with facilitating company growth while advancing the market in the latest in emerging BAS Technologies. Paul’s entrepreneurial vision has not only fueled company growth both nationally and internationally, it has also driven industry-leading advances. These advances include co-development and/or early adaptation of the following systems:

  • 90’s Desktop BAS System with software/hardwire interface to JCI and Honeywell Panels
  • Earliest adapter of LonWorks Technology
  • Development and installation of one of the first addressable fire alarm systems
  • Design and manufacturing of Staefa 1 VAV Controller
  • Early adapter of Tridium Niagara Framework® – Rev R2

In 2020, SmartBT joined the Fidelity BSG national portfolio of companies, a partnership that builds on Paul’s vision for SmartBT to continue serving as the leader in building automation services throughout the Mid-Atlantic.

Paul attended Meramec College in St. Louis, Missouri and University of Maryland University College. Throughout his career, Paul has stayed current with latest systems and technologies, attending numerous continuing education classes within the industry and maintaining his expertise in the most recent products and services. Recognized in the industry for his accomplishments, Paul has been included in various advisory positions, consulting for OEM, Software Solutions and peripheral companies alike.

In his position with Smart Building Technologies, Paul continues his guidance in pursuit of leading-edge technologies by developing SmartBT as a leader in integration of IoT and Cloud Based Systems. This first-to-market approach has permeated throughout Paul’s career and has helped produce industry accolades for SmartBT leading to recognition of numerous high-profile projects and professional services alike.


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