Chief Sustainability Officer
Rasha is a diverse, seasoned technology and sustainability executive with a broad background in general management, product management, product marketing, strategy and planning (including sales and operations planning), innovation and lean-six sigma. She has managed product portfolios throughout their lifecycle - setting and articulating strategy; working across cultural and organizational boundaries to drive execution; working with customers and go-to-market channels early and often to enable market adoption and leading diverse high performing teams to deliver results.
Rasha Hasaneen joined AspenTech in February 2023 as Chief Product and Sustainability Officer with responsibility for the strategy and execution of all product-related activities including product management, product marketing and product operations. She also leads the advanced technology team focusing on research on and incubation of cutting-edge technologies for the company. As Chief Sustainability Officer, she leads enterprise-wide sustainability efforts and collaborates across all business units to develop and execute the company’s sustainability strategy.
Rasha most recently served as Vice President of Innovation and Product Management Excellence at Trane Technologies and the Executive Director of the Center for Healthy and Efficient Spaces. Through various leadership roles, Rasha has transformed the customer experience for companies including Ingersoll Rand, General Electric, SAP, Hitachi, Lucent Technologies and General Motors. Rasha is a seasoned executive with a broad background in product management, product marketing, sustainability, engineering, strategy, planning and lean thinking.
Rasha has an interdisciplinary PhD in Sustainability spanning the chemical engineering, business and public policy disciplines from Texas A&M University, a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from Stanford University, and a Bachelor of Engineering and Management in Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University. She is also a registered Professional Engineer.
As a passionate advocate for sustainability, environment and social justice and a champion of emerging technology and its potential impact on the world economy, Rasha uses her expertise and passion to help advocate for the innovation that is exploding globally - changing how we think about our interaction with each other and the planet.