Erin Grossi joined CNT from UI LABS, where she served as the principal business strategist and thought-leadership platform developer for the organization. She oversaw a portfolio including water/flooding solutions, smart building solutions and other technology projects.
Prior to joining UI LABS, Ms. Grossi spent 11 years with the nonprofit Underwriters Laboratories (UL), most recently as the company’s first-ever Chief Economist and Director of Innovation. In that capacity, she was the organization’s lead economic strategist, providing the enterprise with solid macroeconomic analysis to support and expand its business portfolio. She was responsible for identifying and pursuing service innovation opportunities to meet growing needs for environmental sustainability, energy transformation and health and wellness.
Prior to joining UL in 2005, she held a variety of roles in the financial sector. She was the Director of the Bretton Woods Committee, a constituency supporting the work of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the Regional Development Banks, and a legislative consultant to banks and brokerages at Federal Financial Analytics. Ms. Grossi was awarded a John Kenneth Galbraith Fellowship by the Americans for Democratic Action Education Fund and published a treatise on “Macro-Prudential Indicators of Financial Crises” for the International Monetary Fund.
A Midwest native, Ms. Grossi completed her Doctorate in International Trade at Georgetown University, with a specialization in U.S.-Mexico commercial affairs, and already received an M.A. from Georgetown in International Trade and Commerce. She received an Honors B.A. from Marquette University in International Relations and Spanish Language and Literature.