Matt is the Senior Director of Market Development and Regulatory Affairs for Western North America at Opower. Matt is responsible for managing and executing the company’s regulatory and policy strategy in the western United States and Canada. In this role, he lead a team that works with Opower’s engineering and business experts to develop and guide the company’s perspective on matters including, but not limited to, energy efficiency, demand response, customer engagement, and the smart grid. He served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance from 2014-2016.
Prior to joining Opower, Matt worked at the California Energy Efficiency Industry Council where he worked with leaders of energy efficiency businesses, investor-owned utilities, and regulatory bodies to expand and stabilize the market for efficiency-focused companies. Prior to his work at the Efficiency Council, he held various positions in municipal government, non-profits, politics, and education. Matt’s work focused on the intersection of clean technology, government, and business. Matt is a former Teach For America corps member, and have degrees from UCLA and George Washington University.