Energy Innovation Forum Forum 2020 Distinguished Speakers Include

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Janette Marx

Ambassador Equity in Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
Houston, TX

Janette Marx is the CEO of Airswift, a global workforce solutions company focusing in the energy, infrastructure and process industries. In 2014, she joined Swift Worldwide Resources as COO and led the integration of Swift and Air Energi, who merged to form Airswift in 2016. As CEO of Airswift since June 2018, Janette is focused on building the company to become the number one provider for its customers and the employer-of-choice for its employees. The 25-year industry veteran has the confidence of the company's shareholders and employees around the world due to her focus on growth, both financially and culturally. Under Marx's leadership, Airswift has grown organically through dedicated development of its leaders and employees as well as transformational key technology projects. Prior to joining Airswift, Janette spent 19 years at The Adecco Group, ultimately running the engineering, technical, medical, and science divisions.

Marx is very involved with the community and serves on four non-profit boards, including the American Cancer Society's CEOs Against Cancer, Junior Achievement, American Staffing Association, and the Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce.  Marx was featured on Staffing Industry Analysts' 2018 and 2019 Staffing 100 in North America lists. Additionally, in 2018 she won a GRIT award for being a pioneering female and energy executive. She was recognized as an energy industry leader in the 2019 Houston Business Journal's Women Who Mean Business and awarded the Global Leader of Influence from the World Affairs Council in 2020.  Marx earned an MBA from Duke's Fuqua School of Business and holds a bachelor's degree in business management.