Our Team

 

Richard Matsui | Chief Executive Officer

Richard Matsui is the Founder and CEO of kWh Analytics. Prior to kWh, his company Honua Solutions provided management consulting services to multiple leading global solar industry firms across Asia, Europe, and the U.S. Prior to forming Honua Solutions, Richard was a Consultant at McKinsey & Company in their Greater China office. Over three years, he established himself as the firm’s leading expert on the global PV solar industry by accumulating more experience than any pre-partner consultant.

Richard graduated from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and is a Forbes’ “30 Under 30” Award recipient. He is from Honolulu, Hawaii.

Jason Kaminsky | Chief Operating Officer

Jason Kaminsky is the COO at kWh Analytics. Just prior to joining kWh Analytics, Jason spent more than three years as a Vice President of Environmental Finance at Wells Fargo Bank. As a senior member of the Wells Fargo deal team, Jason originated, underwrote, and financed tax-equity investments during a time when the bank added nearly $1bn of solar assets. Prior to joining Wells Fargo in 2011, Jason worked at SPG Solar, where he supported the CEO on strategic corporate initiatives.

Jason received both his B.S. in Mathematics and his B.S. in Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Environmental Sciences from UCLA. He holds an M.S. degree in Environment and Resources from Stanford University, and also completed his M.B.A. at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is from Thousand Oaks, California.

Stephen Hutton | Chief Technology Officer

Stephen Hutton is the CTO at kWh Analytics. Prior to kWh Analytics, Stephen led the development of the data pipeline at Curbside. Before that, he worked on large-scale distributed systems at Apple and DreamWorks Animation.

Stephen earned a M.S. in Computer Information Systems from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is from Atlanta, GA.


Adam Shinn | Data Science Manager

Aditi Raval | Data Scientist and Software Engineer

Alexander Barriga | Data Scientist

Ben Browne | Lead Data Scientist

Bonnie Soohoo | Director of Product Management

Chris Scanlin | Software Engineer

Hannah Kang | Software Engineer

Hao Shen | Chief of Staff

Heather Miki | People Operations Manager

John Kintz | Senior Director of Business Development

John Sniffen | Senior Director of Business Development

Jonathan Xia | Applications Team Lead

Katherine Elliott | Software Engineer

Luis Alvarez | Software Engineer

Paul Young | Software Engineer

Sarah Matsui | Senior Communications Manager

Sarath Srinivasan | Senior Director of Transactions

Steve Rowe | Software Engineer

Victor Garcia | Data Scientist

 

Board and Advisors

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Yann Ranchere

Partner, Anthemis Group

Yann is a Partner at Anthemis Group, a lead investor in kWh Analytics. Anthemis Group invests in innovative financial services startups. Prior to joining Anthemis, Yann was previously a consultant at Kurt Salmon in New York. He has a Master’s degree from ESCP Europe and lives in Geneva.

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Van Skilling

Former Chairman of the Board, CoreLogic, Inc.

D. Van Skilling is the former Chairman of the Board of CoreLogic, the leading data management and analytics provider in the residential mortgage space. He is also the former Chairman and CEO of Experian, a leading provider of consumer and business credit and direct marketing services based in Orange County, CA. Van joined Experian as a 26-year veteran of TRW, Inc.

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Larry Ng

Co-Founder, Moneyline Telerate and TradeWeb

Larry Ng is a serial financial technology entrepreneur. Larry was the co-founder of MarketAxess (NASDAQ: MKTX), MoneyLine Telerate which sold to Thompson Reuters (NYSE: TRI), TradeWeb, and SpectraSoft. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cooper Union.

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Tony Derossi

Managing Partner at Propeller Venture Capital

Tony Derossi is a Managing Partner in Insurance at Propeller Venture Capital. He was previously the COO at Fireman’s Fund Insurance.

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Sheeraz Haji

Senior Advisor at ENGIE

Sheeraz is a senior advisor for ENGIE, a French utility company and investor in kWh. He is also currently the managing partner of Zipdragon Ventures, an investment firm providing seed capital to industry cloud startups. He was formerly the CEO of Cleantech Group.