John Mandyck serves as chief sustainability officer for United Technologies Climate, Controls & Security. He assesses global environmental trends to guide product development and market opportunities with leading brands such as Carrier heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration. He regularly interfaces with global environmental stakeholders and leading organizations such as the U.S. Green Building Council, which Carrier helped found in 1993. Mandyck serves as co-chairman of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee. He is the co-vice chairman of the board of directors for Urban Green Council, the U.S. Green Building Council’s New York City Chapter, and serves as an official adviser to China’s Green Building Council. He was recently named chair of the World Green Building Council Advisory Board. He accepted a gubernatorial appointment to serve on the Connecticut Council of Environmental Quality from 2004-2011 to advise the governor and state legislature on environmental policies. He presents energy efficiency and sustainability strategies to audiences around the world.