Heather Johnson

Chief Executive Officer


  • Favorite:
  • Pastime: Travel
  • Book: 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John Maxwell
  • Movie: Dirty Dancing
  • Food: Taco Salad
  • TV Show: Dateline
  • Sports Team: Seattle Seahawks
  • Charity: Boys and Girls Club
  • Ingenium Value: Humility

Heather Johnson has over 25 years of expertise in the hazardous waste management industry as a C-level Executive, Sales/Marketing Director and Account Manager. As a seasoned entrepreneur who has launched several existing waste management firms, Heather is a founding partner of Ingenium and currently serves as its Chief Executive Officer.

Heather’s innovative vision into sustainability for regulated waste management has positioned Ingenium as an industry leader in innovative waste to energy programs and has provided Ingenium’s clients with environmentally friendly alternatives to waste disposal, including zero waste initiatives.

Heather is well known for her participation in the industry, including her past presidency of BioNet, a non-profit association devoted to biological safety. She has also served on the Board of Directors for several local non-profit organizations and has made community service a priority for Ingenium and its employees.

A sought-after speaker on the topic of women in leadership roles, Heather’s presentations include the UCSD Rady School of Management and California State University San Marcos.

Heather holds a degree in Business Administration from California State University San Marcos. She lives in San Marcos, CA with her husband, Corey, and her eleven-year-old son, Mason.