Carnegie Mellon University
Anna J. Siefken, LEED AP BD+C, has extensive experience fostering internationally-recognized brands in partnership with corporations, non-profits, educational institutions, and the government sector. She serves as Executive Director for The Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, Carnegie Mellon University, and is the Innovation and Strategic Partnerships lead for energy and cleantech efforts.Siefken cultivates corporate and industrial partnerships, fostering energy-related initiatives across the Carnegie Mellon University campuses to create synergistic relationships and new opportunities including commercialization. She links together industry, faculty and staff, start-ups, other universities, regional and nonprofit organizations, corporate foundations, and government agencies. Smart Business Magazine named Siefken to its 2017 “Who to Watch: Pittsburgh” list, and she was awarded the Pittsburgh Business Time’s 2016 Women in Energy Leadership Award.