Speakers

Here is the current list of speakers who have been confirmed for the 2015 Building Energy Summit. We are in the process of reviewing additional speaking proposals and adding speakers to the agenda on a daily basis. Please check back regularly for the most up-to-date listing of this year’s lineup.


Russ Agrusa (BIO)
President and CEO
ICONICS
Chip Akridge
Founder and Chairman
Akridge
John Baekelmans (BIO)
Chief Technology Officer, Internet of Everything (IoE) Solutions Group
Cisco
Michael Bendewald (BIO)
Senior Associate
Rocky Mountain Institute
Kevin Binnie (BIO)
Director, Product Management
CopperTree Analytics Inc.
David Borchardt
Senior Advisor
CoR Advisors
Richard H. Bradley
Executive Director
DowntownDC Business Improvement District
Sam Brooks (BIO)
Founder and Managing Director
ClearRock
Shelby Buso (BIO)
Director of Sustainability
Central Atlanta Progress
Mike Cain (BIO)
Account Executive
Boland
Rahul Chopra (BIO)
Corporate Development
Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Renee Davlin (BIO)
Assistant Director-Corporate Real Estate
Principal Financial Group
Mike DeNamur
Sales & Marketing Leader - Intelligent Building Technologies
United Technologies - Building & Intelligent Systems
Alex Dews, LEED AP (BIO)
Executive Director
Delaware Valley Green Building Council
Robert J. Dixon (BIO)
Vice President, Enterprise Sales and Industry Affairs, Building Performance & Sustainability
Siemens Building Technologies
Zach Dobelbower (BIO)
Program Manager
DC Department of General Services
David Doll (BIO)
Industry Principal, Facility and Energy Management
OSIsoft
Marshall D. Duer-Balkind (BIO)
Program Manager, Energy Benchmarking
District of Columbia Department of the Environment
Gail Fast (BIO)
President
Carrollsburg, A Condominium
John T. Forester, P.E., LEED AP (BIO)
Director of Energy & Sustainability
Reit Management & Research LLC
Ari Frankel, LEED AP O&M (BIO)
Head of ESG Strategy, Real Estate
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
Joseph J. Galambos (BIO)
Portfolio Energy Manager
JLL
John Gilbert
Executive Vice President/COO
Rudin Management Company, Inc.
Gary Graham, LEED AP, CEM (BIO)
Director of Energy Management
Cushman & Wakefield
Eugenia Gregorio, LEED AP BD+C (BIO)
Director of Corporate Responsibility
The Tower Companies
Jeffrey Grejda
Regional Director
5 - The Energy Advisory and Brokerage Firm
Chad Harrell
Director of Energy Solutions
Lend Lease
Steve Harrison, BOMA Fellow, RPA, FMA, LEED Green Associate (BIO)
Managing Director Facilities & Sustainability
PARMENTER
Beth Heider AIA LEED AP BD+C
Chief Sustainability Officer
Skanska USA Inc.
Bracken Hendricks
CEO
Urban Ingenuity/DC PACE Commercial
Kevin Kampschroer (BIO)
Federal Director
US General Services Administration
Andrew P. Keller, M.S., DBA (BIO)
Senior Principal Campus Site Planner
Genentech Inc.
Nils Kok
CEO
GRESB
Bertrand Lasternas (BIO)
Researcher
Carnegie Mellon University
James M. Lee (BIO)
Chief Executive Officer
Cimetrics
Karen Lefkowitz (BIO)
Vice President, Business Transformation & Chief Information Security Officer
Pepco Holdings, Inc.
Jeffrey Lesk
DC Managing Partner
Nixon Peabody LLP
Gary Levitan, CEM, CDSM (BIO)
Senior Manager of Energy and Utilities
Hudson’s Bay Company
Lisa Lin, LEED AP BD+C (BIO)
Sustainability Manager
City of Houston
Jessica Long (BIO)
Sustainability Manager
The JBG Companies
Jean Lupinacci (BIO)
Branch Chief
US EPA
Cliff Majersik (BIO)
Executive Director
Institute for Market Transformation
Mark Manthy (BIO)
Director of Business Development
Astrum Solar | A Direct Energy Company
Brad A. Molotsky, LEED AP O+M (BIO)
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Brandywine Realty Trust
Tom Myers (BIO)
Director, Commercial Real Estate Solutions
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
Sara Neff, MBA, LEED AP (BIO)
Vice President, Sustainability
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Marty Newhouse (BIO)
Senior Manager, Accenture Sustainability Services
Accenture
Mike Nicholus
Global Operations Environment Director
Accenture
Tim O'Donald RPA, CPM® (BIO)
President
Harbor East Management Group
Leo O'Loughlin (BIO)
Senior V.P., Energy & Sustainability
JLL
Karen Penafiel (BIO)
VP, Advocacy, Codes & Standards
BOMA International
Chuck Piccirillo (BIO)
Group Marketing Manager
OSRAM SYLVANIA
CP Pitones (BIO)
Director of Business Development
Enerliance
Dave Pogue
Global Director of Corporate Responsibility
CBRE
Scott Pomeroy (BIO)
Sustainability Manager
DowntownDC Business Improvement District
Darlene Pope (BIO)
President & CEO
CoR Advisors
Kinga Porst, CEM, LEED-AP
Sustainability Program Advisor
U.S. General Services Administration
Dan Probst (BIO)
Chairman, Energy & Sustainability Services
JLL
Ramamoorthy Ramesh (BIO)
Associate Laboratory Director
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Jordan Ramer (BIO)
President
EV Connect
Cindy Regnier, P.E. (BIO)
FLEXLAB Executive Manager
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Tommy Russo (BIO)
Chief Technology Officer
Akridge
Stephen P. Sakach CFM CPE
Chief, Facilities Operations
International Monetary Fund
Sara Schoen (BIO)
Building Technologies Office Fellow
U.S. Department of Energy
Anno Scholten (BIO)
President
Connexx Energy
John K Scott, BOMA Fellow, RPA (BIO)
Senior Executive Managing Director
Colliers International Tampa Bay Florida, Central Florida, Southwest Florida
Daniel A. Seligman (BIO)
Policy Development Manager
Maryland Energy Administration
Harry Sim (BIO)
CEO
Cypress Envirosystems
Mike Smith
VP - Building Technology Services Group
Forest City Enterprises, Inc.
Shannon Smith (BIO)
CEO
Abundant Power
Emma Stewart, PhD (BIO)
Head of Sustainability Solutions
Autodesk
Nicholas E. Stolatis, CPM, RPA, LEED AP
Senior Director - Global Sustainability
TIAA-CREF
John Supp, C.E.M. (BIO)
Director, Account Management
DCSEU
Scott Tew (BIO)
Executive Director, CEES
Ingersoll Rand
Maria Tikoff Vargas (BIO)
Director, Better Buildings Challenge
US Department of Energy
Michelle Vigen (BIO)
Senior Energy Planner
Montgomery County
Seema Wadhwa (BIO)
Assistant Vice President Sustainability and Wellness
Inova Health System
Tom Willie (BIO)
CEO
Blue Pillar
Sally Wilson
Executive Managing Director
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Harry Wingo (BIO)
President & CEO
DC Chamber of Commerce
Danny Yu (BIO)
CEO
Daintree Networks
Sarah Zaleski (BIO)
Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of Energy