Barry Coflan

Barry Coflan

Senior VP / CTO EcoBuildings
Schneider Electric

Barry Coflan

Barry Coflan is a Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Schneider Electric’s EcoBuilding Division. He is a member of the EcoBuilding Executive Committee. Coflan also serves on the not for profit board of Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership - focused on energy efficiency.

Mr. Coflan has held several leadership postions at Schneider Electric during his 20+ years with the company including; General Management, R&D, Marketing and Segment Development. While leading the Building Management Line of Business he was responsibe for the development of Schneider’s EcoStruxure Building Operation platfrom - deployed in thousands of smart buildings globally. Most recently Barry has been focusing on Internet of Things (IoT) and A.I. strategy aimed at deployment in small to large buildings.

Coflan holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering from Northeastern University and a Masters Degree in Bioinformatics from Brandeis University. He is certified as a Safe Agilest and is presently Schneider Electric’s executive sponsor for Boston University and is sponsoring collaboration with HKUST and MIT on IoT innovation. 

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About Schneider Electric

At Schneider-Electric Life is On. With revenues of 30 billion US dollars in FY2014, Schneider's 160,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable.