Management Team

Jason L. Tienor

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Jason currently serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Telkonet, Inc., a leader in commercial intelligent automation supporting the emerging Internet-of-Things industry. Prior to Telkonet, Jason co-founded EthoStream, one of the largest High-Speed Internet Access (HSIA) vendors in the US. Upon selling EthoStream to Telkonet, Jason divested Telkonet of non-core assets, built the EcoSmart automation platform from concept to market, rebranded the organization and created a leader in the commercial automation and Internet-of-Things space. Prior to EthoStream, Jason co-founded and managed a Milwaukee-based IT consulting firm specializing in web-based technologies after holding multiple positions within the software engineering field.

Jason graduated from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh with a BBA in MIS and Marketing and from Marquette University in Milwaukee with an MBA with an emphasis in Computer Science. Jason is active in the entrepreneurial community mentoring, advising and investing in young companies and participating as a Director for numerous organizations. Jason enjoys the outdoors, athletics, traveling and time with his family.

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Jeffrey J. Sobieski

Chief Technology Officer

Jeff Sobieski has been Telkonet's Chief Technology Officer since May of 2012. From June 2008 to April 2012, Sobieski served as the Chief Operating Officer, and from December 2007 to June 2008, he served as the Vice President of Energy Management. He joined Telkonet in March 2007.

Prior to joining Telkonet, Sobieski co-founded Interactive SolutionZ, a Milwaukee-based IT consulting firm. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and a master’s degree from Marquette University.

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Richard E. Mushrush

Acting Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Mushrush served as Controller of the Company from November 2015 to January 2017 and as Chief Financial Officer of the Company from May 2012 to November 2015. Mr. Mushrush also served as Acting Chief Financial Officer of the Company from November 2010 to April 2012 and as the Company's Controller from January 2009 to November 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mushrush was Controller and Business Unit Manager for a division of Illinois Tool Works from 2004 to 2009. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the Illinois Wesleyan University.