Matt O'Keefe serves as the Manager, Market Development and Regulatory Affairs, West at Opower, a customer engagement and home energy management software company designed to motivate customers to conserve energy across channels and on a large scale. Matt manages Opower's regulatory and policy strategy to promote behavioral energy efficiency throughout the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Matt joined Opower in 2013 and works out of their San Francisco office.
Prior to joining Opower, Matt worked at the California Energy Efficiency Industry Council. At the Efficiency Council, Matt worked with that state's leaders of energy efficiency businesses, investor-owned utilities, and the state’s relevant regulatory bodies. Matt also worked at the intersection of government, economic development, and the environment while serving at the Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles and with CleanTech LA, a multi-institutional collaboration in support of regional economic development in the clean technology sector. Previously, Matt served as a Teach For America corps member and political organizer. He holds an M.P.P from UCLA and a B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University. Matt resides in the Bay Area.