Program in Sustainability and the Built Environment

Paul Shahriari

Paul Shahriari
CEO / Founder

Paul Shahriari is an authority on green building and the application of technology in the real estate, design, engineering and construction industries. He has been a consultant on sustainability since 2000, and has founded three sustainability-focused technology companies:

  • ecologic3, the first project management software package that produced cost-benefit analysis for green-building projects.
  • ecoScorecard, the first eco-documentation platform for green-building rating systems, such as LEED, Green Globes, etc.
  • ecomedes, a data platform that leverages product performance data during decision making, simplifying and streamlining the analysis of economic and environmental impacts for building owners and facility managers.

Paul’s services are sought by owners, project teams, product manufacturer and NGOs, both nationally and internationally, in the built environment to discuss how trends in sustainability and technology will affect their customers.

A popular and much sought-after speaker, Paul is a former co-Chair of the USGBC Greenbuild Conference 2006-2010. He had the distinction of being the youngest LEED Faculty Member. A graduate of the University of Florida with a Masters of Engineering, Paul has been dedicated to simplifying and sharing sustainability for more than 15 years.

Paul grew up in Florida and has spent most of his life enjoying the amazing natural beauty all around the State. Paul currently lives in Cape Coral. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, boating, diving and watching his daughters play competitive volleyball.