Executive Vice President and Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer
Paul Camuti is executive vice president and chief technology and sustainability officer of Trane Technologies plc, a global climate innovator focused on sustainable solutions for buildings, homes and transportation.
Paul oversees Trane Technologies’ innovation practices and sustainability-led strategy that powers the company’s strong financial and environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. He also provides leadership to the shared technology and advanced manufacturing networks, sustainability practice, strategy and corporate development functions.
Since joining the company in 2011, Paul has helped establish its award-winning, sustainability-led innovation culture. He has led the company’s enterprise focus on sustainability, advocacy for smarter energy usage, and partnership with industry experts, academia and NGOs. Under his leadership, the company has formed external advisory councils on both sustainability and healthy and efficient spaces. Paul also led the introduction of Operation Possible, a global crowdsourcing innovation program focused on solving major environmental and social challenges.
For more than 30 years, Paul has been at the intersection of industrial digital transformation and sustainability. Prior to joining the company, he was founder and president of Smart Grid Applications for Siemens Energy, Inc. and CEO of Siemens Corporate Research. In these roles he had global business responsibility for technology and innovation. He also held several leadership roles with Siemens Energy and Automation, where he founded the company's Industrial Software business. In addition, he has worked with Eaton Corporation and Westinghouse Electric.
Paul’s leadership has helped Trane Technologies earn a position as a global leader in sustainable innovation. Most recently, the company was listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the 12th consecutive year, ranked first as a JUST 100 Company in the Building Materials and Construction industry, and ranked on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for the 11th consecutive year. Trane Technologies was also the first in its industry and one of the first across all sectors to have its net-zero emissions targets approved by the Science-based Targets Initiative (SBTi).
Paul serves on various boards and advisory councils, including the board of The Alliance to Save Energy and Charlotte’s Science and Technology Center – Discovery Place, where he is vice-chair of the board of trustees. He is also a member of the NREL Energy System Integration Technical Review Panel and serves on the external advisory council for the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science at Lehigh University, from which he holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Paul also completed the Siemens Advanced Management Program at The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in Durham, N.C.