President, Building Technologies
Dave Hopping joined Siemens in 1989, and is the President of Siemens’ Building Technologies (BT) Division – Americas. He leads operational and commercial activities for Siemens’ broad portfolio of products and services across building automation, energy management, fire safety and security solutions for buildings, facilities and enterprises across all industries for the Americas.
Immediately prior to this role, Hopping was the Vice President of BT’s Building Performance and Sustainability business line which includes the core energy and sustainability businesses of performance contracting, energy services, sustainability and energy management, and green building solutions. Before that, he headed the Building Automation business unit that included the solutions, service, and energy business.
All but four of his more than 30 years of industry experience have been with Siemens. During this time, Hopping has steadily held successive leadership positions in Sales, Operations, and Management across the country.
In addition to his business leadership responsibilities, Hopping is presently a board member of the Siemens Foundation, Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry and UI LABS’ City Digital project, and formerly served on the board for the Alliance to Save Energy. In the past, he has served as the Chicago City Ambassador for Siemens Corporation, USA, and he is currently Siemens’ Executive Sponsor for the City of Chicago.
Located in BT’s North American corporate headquarters in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, USA, Hopping earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.