Chief Executive Officer
An economist by training, Mr. Shumavon specializes in market design issues, especially those related to transitions in the competitive landscape in regulated and incumbent industries. He founded and leads Kevala, Inc. a data aggregation and analytics platform in the energy and mobility sectors. Prior to his work at Kevala, he founded the advocacy organization Distributed Energy Consumer Advocates, a technology neutral customer advocacy organization focused on developing opportunities for active end-user market participation in electricity markets and utility programs. For more than a decade Mr. Shumavon was on staff and provided advisory services to the California Public Utilities Commission focused on market design, utility procurement practices, and renewables integration planning.
Mr. Shumavon also provides advisory services to a broad spectrum of clients including startups and publicly traded companies, providing strategic services, market design, market and product analysis, and regulatory strategy. Clients include national governments, consultancies, advocacy organizations, and companies in the energy, transportation, branded retail, and finance sectors.