Bob Zak

Senior Vice President, Facility Solutions, Ecova
As senior vice president of Facility Solutions, Bob is responsible for helping our clients gain insights to make informed decisions about energy and utility usage across their entire portfolio, as well as providing mechanisms  for reducing consumption, cost, and carbon footprint. He oversees over 230 employees in the facility optimization, resource analytics, procurement, rates, lease, waste, and carbon & sustainability departments.
Bob brings over 20 years of experience in the facility automation and energy management sectors. Prior to joining Ecova in 2012, Bob was a founder, president and general manager of Powerit Solutions, an international cleantech company providing energy management systems and services to the industrial and commercial markets. Prior to that, Bob spent 12 years at a large regional factory automation firm serving as vice president of sales and marketing, where he was responsible for building sales channels into industrial, utility and commercial markets.
His thoughts on energy efficiency have been published widely in many industry publications, including The Seattle Times, and Greentech Media. He has authored numerous industry white papers on energy management and is a frequent speaker at conferences nationwide.
Bob holds a B.S. in industrial distribution from Central Washington University and attended the University of Alabama Birmingham’s School of Business special studies industrial distribution program.
Outside of the office, Bob enjoys spending time with his family, juggling their dance and soccer schedules, and squeezing in some hunting and fishing.

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