Tracy Markie has been leading technology companies for more than 30 years. Honored as an entrepreneurial business leader, Mr. Markie has received more than a dozen national, state, local, and industry awards personally and for his companies. The U.S. Department of Energy appointed him to the GridWise Architecture Council, a think tank organization, where he served three terms. Mr. Markie currently serves as Chairman of the Board of LonMark International, a worldwide trade association for networking technologies. He’s a Certified Energy Manager and Demand-side Energy Manager through the Association of Energy Engineers and a Certified LonWorks Professional. Mr. Markie’s career and leadership experience includes aerospace systems, building automation, energy management/sustainability, and leading-edge IoT technologies at large organizations including Intel and United Technologies as well as startups like Engenuity Systems and Small Box Energy, both of which he founded.