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Brian Patterson is the Chairman of the EMerge Alliance, a 501c non-profit corporation established to create application standards that promote the rapid adoption of safe, low-voltage DC power distribution and use in commercial buildings. EMerge is a member funded organization focused on developing open standards that integrate infrastructures, power, controls and a wide variety of electrical and electronic devices in a common hybrid AC-DC microgrid platform. Brian’s extensive technical background and work history in electronics, fiber optics and building technologies has resulted in his holding many patents in those fields. He is also General Manager of Business Development for the Building Products Division of Armstrong World Industries, one of the original founders of the Alliance, and an active member of the IEEE.