Co-Founder + Chief Executive Officer

Mariana’s educational background is in architectural design with an undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a masters in sustainable design from the University of Sydney. Her work experience over the last 10 years has spanned a wide range of topics including communications, international business, marketing, policy, and design. She has worked with the Presidential Climate Action Plan and sits on the board of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society.


2008 Master of Design Science in Sustainable Design (University of Sydney, Australia)
2004 Bachelor of Arts in Architecture (Washington University in St. Louis, USA)
2003 Semester abroad at Royal Danish Academy of Architecture (DIS Program, Copenhagen, Denmark)
2003 Summer abroad at Santa Reparata School of Arts (Florence, Italy)
2000 Primary education at The Hockaday School (Dallas, Texas, USA)


Accredited LEED AP BD+C via USGBC
Board of Directors member for Colorado Renewable Energy Society
Co-Founder of Passive House Rocky Mountains


Mariana G Pickering
CEO of Emu Systems
6145 Broadway, Suite 3
Denver, CO 80202, USA
+1 303 330 0437