Management profiles

Dave Hopping

President, Siemens’ Building Technologies Division – Americas


Dave Hopping joined Siemens in 1989, and is the President  of Siemens’ Building Technologies (BT) Division – Americas.  He leads solutions and commercial activities for Siemens’  broad portfolio of products, solutions, and services across building automation, energy management, fire safety and security for buildings, facilities and enterprises across all industries for the Americas.


Immediately prior to this role, Hopping was the Vice President of BT’s Building Performance and Sustainability business line, which includes the core energy and  sustainability businesses of performance contracting, energy  services, sustainability and energy management, and green  building solutions.  Before that, he headed the Building Automation business unit that included the solutions, service, and energy business.


All but four of his more than 30 years of industry experience  have been with Siemens.  During this time, Hopping has steadily held successive leadership positions in Sales, Operations, and  Management across the country.


Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry, Alliance to Save Energy, and UI LABS’ City Digital project.  In the past, he has served as the Chicago City Ambassador for Siemens Corporation, USA, and he is currently Siemens’ Executive Sponsor for the City of Chicago.


Located in BT’s North American corporate headquarters in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, USA, Hopping earned  a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.