Kevin Klustner has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry and is currently the CEO of Seattle-based Verdiem Corporation, which develops and distributes energy-efficiency software to public- and private-sector entities.
Perhaps the scariest aspect of the recession lurking on the edges of the economy is whether it will cause corporate cost-cutters to move in and trim away all the good green initiatives that have recently taken root in companies.
The transportation sector is a powerhouse when it comes to the amount of fuel and energy it consumes. Although progress may be limited in curbing fuel and energy consumption by the commercial aviation sector, the automotive industry is poised to take great strides in the coming years.
A notoriously contentious hotbed of commercial competition, the tech industry's biggest names have recently been filled with digital good feelings and agreement over the need for greater IT energy efficiency.