Thomas P. Gloria, PhD, is Managing Director of IE Consultants. He has more than 19 years of professional experience in sustainability management consulting and information technology engineering design. His work encompasses product innovation; environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) and life cycle management (LCM); methods and policy implications regarding greenhouse gas emissions inventories; and energy efficiency feasibility analysis. Dr. Gloria is a Life Cycle Assessment Certified Professional and member of the Executive Committee, Advisory Board of the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) and lecturer of Industrial Ecology at the Harvard Extension School. Dr. Gloria has worked with several private & public sector clients conducting sustainability related work. He holds a PhD and MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Tufts University and a B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Science Engineering from the University of Connecticut.