Holly Emerson, Senior Analyst; Ingersoll-Rand Inc.
As Senior Analyst for the Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, Holly Emerson focuses on defining and implementing metrics for innovation in the 'green space'. Her efforts help guide product development and measure revenue derived from energy efficient and sustainable products. She also has responsibility for reporting to external agencies such as CDP and RobecoSAM.
Since joining Ingersoll Rand in 2002 as a marketing analyst, Holly has held Marketing Manager and Manager, Market Development positions in the Industrial Technologies sector. She ran the Sustainability Institute, a week-long program for high school seniors with environmental career aspirations; in 2010 the program was recognized with the prestigious Charlotte Business Journal Sustainability Award.
Pursuing ongoing industry involvement, Holly is a member of the GreenBiz Executive Network and Charlotte USGBC, and is a LEED AP. Holly also serves as a director on the Project for Innovation, Energy and Sustainability (PiES), a local green innovation incubator; vice-chair for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's Sustainably Integrated Buildings and Sites Center; advisor on the Mecklenburg County department of natural resources' Stewardship Advisory Council; and director on the Carolinas BMW MOA board.
Holly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) from the University of Pennsylvania.