Associations, People

Chris Lane of Johnson Controls is named to the CABA Board of Directors

August 23, 2022

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Lane of Johnson Controls, the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, to the CABA Board of Directors.

As Director of Product Management for Building Automation System (BAS) products at Johnson Controls, Lane leads a team of product managers responsible for designing the strategy and direction for Johnson Controls’ global portfolio of BAS products.

“I’m honored to have the opportunity to join CABA’s board and support their vision to empower connectivity among people, spaces and technology,” said Lane. “CABA’s emphasis on resilient, intelligently built environments aligns perfectly with Johnson Controls’ mission to deliver impactful sustainability and enhanced safety and security to maximize building efficiency and longevity.”

Prior to his current role, Lane was a product manager for the Johnson Controls Metasys and Facility Explorer Building Automation Systems as well as a variety of standalone controllers and devices. Lane began his career with Johnson Controls over 30 years ago, spending the first third of his career in customer service, technical support, and OEM sales. Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Wisconsin – Platteville and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University.

“We’re delighted to have Chris Lane joining the CABA board,” said Greg Walker, CEO of CABA. “His deep product knowledge, customer relationship experience, and strategic expertise in Building Automation Systems across three decades will provide strong support to CABA as we help organizations advance intelligent building technologies.”
About Johnson Controls

At Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI), we transform the environments where people live, work, learn and play. As the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, our mission is to reimagine the performance of buildings to serve people, places and the planet.

Building on a proud history of more than 135 years of innovation, we deliver the blueprint of the future for industries such as healthcare, schools, data centers, airports, stadiums, manufacturing and beyond through OpenBlue, our comprehensive digital offering.

Today, with a global team of 100,000 experts in more than 150 countries, Johnson Controls offers the world`s largest portfolio of building technology and software as well as service solutions from some of the most trusted names in the industry.

Visit for more information and follow @Johnson Controls on social platforms.
About CABA

CABA is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of connected home and intelligent building technologies. The organization is supported by an international membership of over 380 organizations involved in designing, manufacturing, installing, and retailing products relating to the integrated home and building technology. Public organizations, including utilities and governments, are also members. CABA’s mandate includes providing its members with networking and market research opportunities. CABA also encourages the development of industry standards and protocols while leading cross-industry initiatives. More information is available at