Professional Profile: Peter Schermerhorn 2017

Peter Schermerhorn

Name: Peter Schermerhorn

Title: Chief Operating Officer

Company: Triax Technologies Inc.

Location: Norwalk, CT

Birthplace: NA

Education: B.A. from Brown University; J.D. from Stanford Law School

Favorite novel: One Hundred Years of Solitude

Favorite film: Blues Brothers

Hobbies: Skiing, golf and sailing. 

Keys to success: A team approach is critical to success in our business. Different perspectives and life experiences combine to drive great product development and customer satisfaction.

Name someone famous who inspires you: Roy and Ryan Seiders of Yeti Coolers for taking something ordinary and making it extraordinary.

What your firm does now and its plans for the future?: Triax’s spot-r connected-jobsite solution alerts site managers to safety incidents and offers real-time worker time & attendance data to improve construction operations and mitigate risk. This is the first step in our vision of the connected jobsite, which tells you in real-time where your workers, equipment, machinery, materials and tools are located on site and how they’re interacting with each other. 

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?: Ski instructor. I grew up in Boulder, CO.

Are you a member of an association related to the CRE industry?: Triax is currently a member of the Construction Institute, the Associated Builders and Contractors CT chapter and the Professional Women in Construction NYC chapter.