Daryl DeJean founded Emerging Technologies Associates, Inc. in 2007, bringing nearly 20 years of project team leadership experience in building operations to a wide range of clients. He excels at working with C-level executives to address their key concerns.
Daryl is known for developing and implementing patient environment strategies to reduce operating costs to increase funds for patient care. He has been recognized for his ability to organize and lead teams and for developing innovative, cutting-edge solutions to address C-level concerns regarding operating expenses and compliance.
Over the years, Daryl has earned acclaim as an emerging technologies innovator and ENERGY STAR expert. A sought-after speaker, he has been a keynote speaker and panelist at major national conferences and a guest lecturer at Yale University and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Daryl has been honored as an ENERGY STAR Outstanding Service Provider, and one of his projects was selected as an American Society of Hospital Engineers Success Story for his groundbreaking work with the VA San Diego Healthcare System.
Earlier in his career, Daryl served as the Director of Facilities and Energy for Hilti, Inc., where he led strategic efforts to increase sustainability, productivity and profitability at 142 retail stores,12 distribution centers and numerous regional offices, corporate campuses and other facilities. During his tenure with the company, he led a revolutionary cultural change across several functional areas and became known for his ability to select personnel with the talent needed to identify problems and create sustainable solutions.
Daryl also worked as the Commercial Segment Director for Select Energy, where he provided strategic energy conservation consulting to major corporate customers including Hartford Hospital, Travelers, IBM,Hartford and Aetna. In addition, he has taught college-level courses about ENERGY STAR Benchmarking and other energy-related topics.
After graduating from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Daryl was honored to serve as Commanding Officer and Leadership Mentor, where he developed his leadership, team building, change management and communication skills. His experiences as a U.S. Coast Guard Officer reinforced the importance of identifying key talent and adopting a disciplined yet adaptable approach.
Daryl is a certified ENERGY STAR Service Provider, a former voting member of the ASTM International E60 Committee on Sustainability and a former member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SSL Commercialization Plan Panel.
He earned an executive MBA from the University of Tulsa, an M.S. in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a B.S.in Mathematical Sciences, magna cum laude, from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He has also completed courses in Columbia University’s Data Science and Analytics certification program and the University of California-Berkeley’s Leadership in Sustainability and Environmental Management certification program.
Daryl DeJean, President and CEO
Emerging Technologies Associates, Inc.
Emerging Technologies Associates, Inc. is a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, an ENERGY STAR Service Provider.