Karyn Gayle MIES, EDAC

Vice President, Healthcare, Acuity Brands

Karyn Gayle is the Vice President of Healthcare at Acuity Brands Lighting, one of the world’s leading lighting, controls and daylighting manufacturers. With more than 15 years of experience in the lighting industry, she is keenly focused on understanding and improving the visual experience of those in the healthcare industry in a sustainable, energy-efficient manner. A strong advocate for the role that advanced lighting systems play in enabling optimized environments for patients, caregivers, staff, and families in healthcare facilities, she works closely with Acuity Brands R&D and product design teams to ensure the company is leading the healthcare space through technological advancements, evidence-based design principles, and voice of the customer insights. Throughout the past few years, Karyn has conducted educational presentations, workshops, focus groups and in-depth seminars on lighting and controls design for healthcare facilities to hundreds of participants across North America. She has an MBA in international business and a BBA in marketing from Georgia State University.