Ari Kobb leads the Energy Efficiency and Sustainability team within the Siemens Building Technologies Division. He is responsible for the portfolio of energy and sustainability offerings, and manages a team of engineers and consultants focused on helping customers improve their performance in the areas of energy and sustainability strategy, energy conservations greenhouse gas reductions and green building certification. In addition, Kobb is the founder and chair of the Siemens Internal Sustainability Committee, and continues lead the Division’s own transition towards broader sustainability both corporately and throughout the field organization. Prior to joining Siemens, he held senior marketing positions with R.R. Donnelley and United Parcel Service. Kobb earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Dickinson College and a Master’s of International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird). He was elected to the Board of Directors of the United States Green Building Council – Illinois Chapter in 2012, serving as Chapter Board Chair in 2014.