Data Center World 2022
Rebecca Morones, Product Environmental Stewardship Engineer, IBM
Rebecca (Becky) Morones, is a Product Environmental Steward Engineer with IBM's Systems Division. She has been with IBM twelve years, prior to which she worked in the environmental consulting world and earned a Master of Science degree in occupational/environmental hygiene. As the lead of IBM's Product Environmental Stewardship Team, Becky deals primarily with worldwide environmental regulations, such as REACH and RoHS. She is also involved in enforcement of IBM's worldwide prohibited substance regulations and provides product stewardship expertise to IBM's Development and Procurement Teams, where she ensures all hardware and parts can be shipped worldwide. As a lead of IBM's Materials Laboratory Team, Becky oversees volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) off-gassing testing on all hardware prior to its General Announcement and also involved in material selection. She is also a member of IBM's Systems Sustainability Council and recently received her Certified Professional Product Steward (CPPS) credential.