Clay Nesler

VP of Global Energy and Sustainability, Building Efficiency
Johnson Controls

Clay Nesler is the Vice President, Global Energy and Sustainability for the Building Efficiency business of Johnson Controls. In this role, he is responsible for overall energy and sustainability strategy, policy, communications and innovation on a global basis. He is also a member of the Johnson Controls sustainability leadership team responsible for setting overall sustainability strategy and policy across the corporation.

Since joining Johnson Controls in 1983, Clay has held a variety of leadership positions in technology, new product development, marketing and strategy in both the United States and Europe. He has been active in ASHRAE as an author, speaker and technical committee chairman. He is the recipient of the 2005 CoreNet H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award for development of the Solutions Navigator™ game board-based collaborative planning tool. He is also listed as the co-inventor of ten U.S. Patents. Clay received his BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from theUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Clay currently serves on the Wisconsin Governor’s Task Force on Global Warming, the Executive Committee for the Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C. and the advisory committee for the Climate Registry.