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    A Night of Inspiration with USGBC CEO Mahesh Ramanujam, Nov 30, Dallas, TX

  • 30 November 2018
  • Start time : 05:30 PM
  • End time : 05:30 PM
  • Event Location : Crow Museum of Asian Art, 2010 Flora St, Dallas, TX, 75201, United States
A Night of Inspiration with USGBC CEO Mahesh Ramanujam
Event Description

Join the U.S. Green Building Council and the USGBC Texas Chapter for NEXT: A Night of Inspiration with USGBC President and CEO Mahesh Ramanujam.

Ramanujam will present USGBC and GBCI's global vision and the future of the green building industry, followed by a conversation with USGBC Texas Chair Scott Gerhardt on Texas' place in the green building industry.  Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session on priorities, trends, and metrics at the local, state, and national levels.

USGBC Texas will also present statewide leadership awards and recognitions for green building leaders from across Texas.

  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Mahesh Ramanujam
      President and CEO, U.S. Green Building Council
      President and CEO, Green Business Certification Inc.

      Mahesh Ramanujam is proving that building a more sustainable world is no longer a dream, but a global evolution. As president and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI), he leads a community of 13 million people that’s growing every day.

      A graduate from India’s Annamalai University with a degree in Computer Engineering, Ramanujam couples a strong background in technology and innovation with his goal of building healthier communities and democratizing sustainable living.

      Ramanujam serves on numerous boards and advisory committees, including Bank of America’s National Community Advisory Council and the Board of Directors of GRESB, a private organization wholly owned by GBCI and that is the leading sustainability standard for global real estate portfolios and infrastructure assets.

      Before becoming President and CEO of USGBC, Ramanujam served as both the organization’s COO and CIO. Prior to joining GBCI in 2009, he was COO of Emergys Corp., and for more than a decade, he successfully led various business transformation programs at IBM and Lenovo.

      Transformative thought programs, partnerships, and initiatives continue to be at the heart of Ramanujam’s work today. He leads hundreds of employees and thousands of volunteers who work tirelessly as the backbone of the green building movement. He believes that sustainable living is not just about the physical building and rebuilding of our communities, but ultimately about our willingness to reimagine the way we treat each other. He envisions a world where construction is as much about compassion as it is about the convenience and efficiency of the structures themselves. And most importantly, behind every strategy, he emphasizes our universal responsibility to prioritize health and wellness, to make a commitment to the longevity of our planet, and to create a better quality of life for ourselves and future generations.
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