Mark Pacelle is Head of Standards & Regulations, Americas for Philips Lighting. In this role he leads the standardization and regulation efforts in all areas related to the Philips connected lighting strategy and the Internet-of-Things (IoT). Prior to this role, Mark was Director of Open Innovation for North America, where he led the systematic scouting for relevant innovation from industry and early stage ventures.
Mark has held leadership roles in technology strategy, product management, marketing, and business development across a number of established and emerging high tech industries. He was on the founding team and successfully led strategy, product management and marketing at two early-stage M2M and IoT companies serving the industrial and building automation and energy management markets. In addition, he has provided business and product strategy consulting in a number of emerging IoT segments. Mark is a frequent speaker on the application of IoT and analytics to optimize energy management, operational efficiency and sustainability across a broad array of residential and commercial segments. Mark holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management.