workshop will highlight legislations on Green Building Technology
and showcase LACCD, USGBC, and Arts, Earth Partnership Green
Projects. Hear about the past and future Green-Tech Sector.
Do you have a Green / Sustainable business? Find out what
other industry leaders and organizations are doing to save
the environment, as well as money, by incorporating Sustainable
Dr. Patricia Ramos
Toshiba America, Digital Products Division,
Corporate Social Responsibility
Stempel manages Corporate Social Responsibility for Toshiba
America Information Systemís Digital Products Division.
Before joining Toshiba, Josh served as the managing editor
and cofounder of GreenMyParents Ė a book and social media
platform where young people engineered sustainability projects
in their home and negotiated with mom and dad for a share
of the savings. As a sustainability strategy and marketing
consultant, he enabled major non-profits like World Wildlife
Fund and Al Goreís Life Earth to partner with corporations,
such as Esurance, SmartCar, Pepsi, Philips and AEG to create
meaningful and engaging cause campaigns. Josh Stempel has
a BA from Brown University and an MBA from USCís Marshall
School of Business.
Port of Los Angeles, Clean Trucks Program Manager
DeMoss manages the landmark Clean Truck Program for the
Port of Los Angeles (POLA). He oversees technical, environmental,
administrative, and enforcement aspects of the Portís CTP.
This includes management of the Portís ďconcessionĒ program
involving 1,000 licensed motor carriers, which collectively
deploy approximately 11,000 heavy-duty Class 8 drayage trucks
to move cargo into and out of the Portís marine terminals.
Tim has been a Port of Los Angeles employee for six years,
and has managed the Portís CTP for the last three years.
Over the course of his 22-year career as an environmental
engineer or specialist, Tim has worked in multi-disciplinary
environmental mitigation efforts involving hazardous waste,
solid waste / recycling, water quality, and air quality.
He has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Loyola Marymount
University, M.S. Environmental Science, Loyola Marymount
Chai Energy, Founder
Hershkowitz graduated from Caltech where he lead the Solar
Decathlon Computing Innovation Team in developing novel
ways to interact with a sustainably-built and solar-powered
home. Among several innovations, the team developed technology
that would allow you to point at lights to turn them on
Cole is now a Founder of Chai energy, where he is using
widespread data, complex algorithms, and fluid interfaces
to empower homeowners with a simple understanding of their
energy-use and lifestyle.
Chai Energy, Co-Founder/CTO
Ka Suen graduated from Caltech with a BS in physics in 2012.
He has always been interested in data mining and using the
insights from large data sets in real world applications
- not something you always get in physics. As Co-Founder
and CTO of Chai Energy, he has been able to fully realize
his passions. The insights from data mining are directly
used by homeowners to help them not only understand their
energy use but to also help them become more energy efficient.