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, programs, innovation and communications 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 chair. Clay serves on the Wisconsin Governor's Task Force on Global Warming, the Energy Efficiency Forum Executive Council, the Leadership Group of the National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency and the Advisory Committee for the Climate Registry.
Clay received his BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is listed as a co-inventor on ten U.S. Patents. He is the inventor of the award-winning Solutions Navigator ™ collaborative planning tool used by hundreds of organizations around the world to support sustainability, technology and infrastructure planning efforts.