Project Canary Appoints Scott Lang as Chairman and CEO

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Lang brings deep experience scaling technology companies in the energy sector.

DENVER, March 12th, 2024—Project Canary, the leading emissions intelligence platform helping companies reduce GHG emissions, today announced the appointment of Scott Lang as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of its Board of Directors following an extensive national search.   

Project Canary’s investors include Insight Partners, Brookfield, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), Quantum Capital Group, and Energy Impact Partners.   

“Drawing on his proven track record of building disruptive technology across the energy sector, Scott will help Project Canary scale solutions to best serve customers,” said board member Jeffrey Harris. “The board is excited to work with Scott to accelerate performance and execution of the industry’s only one-stop emissions management platform.”   

Lang brings over 30 years of leadership and management experience to Project Canary. Among his previous roles, Scott served as founding Chairman and CEO of Silver Spring Networks, an early pioneer in smart grid technology, and led the company to a successful IPO on the NYSE in 2013.   

“I am thrilled to be on the team at Project Canary as we work toward bringing measurement and knowledge to our customers that provide a critical part of global infrastructure and precious resources,” said Lang. “Project Canary is uniquely positioned to create value, and I look forward to leading the company’s next phase of growth.”  

In addition to his previous role at Silver Spring Networks, Lang has also served as Chairman and CEO of Turvo, a logistics platform for the global supply chain, and led the Strategic Markets Group at Perot Systems, which served the Global Energy, Communications, Media, and Travel and Transportation industries. Lang holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Mississippi and is a graduate of the Advanced Executive Program at The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. 

About Project Canary

Project Canary is a climate technology company that offers an enterprise emissions data platform that helps companies identify, measure, understand, and act to reduce emissions across the energy value chain. Given its outsized impact, the Company started with methane and has since expanded to other greenhouse gasses. Project Canary’s mission is to Measure It — leveraging sophisticated software solutions to help companies improve and report on their emissions footprint. They do this by building high-fidelity sensors, ingesting data from various other technologies and sources, characterizing the accuracy of such emissions data, and deploying advanced physics-based AI-powered models to identify leaks and quantify emissions.
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