As president of Opower, Alex Laskey is responsible for engaging our utility and government partners with Opower’s purpose and products. In his role as Opower’s president, Alex was invited to the White House to meet with President Barack Obama and discuss innovation and job creation in the green economy. Prior to founding Opower, Laskey enjoyed a career in politics and policy, serving as a campaign manager, strategist, and public-opinion analyst for several candidates. He provided strategic consulting on several statewide ballot measures for The Nature Conservancy, The Trust for Public Land, and The League of Conservation Voters, and he worked for the White House and on a presidential campaign. Before turning to politics and policy, Alex produced the award-winning feature film, Assisted Living, and worked as the director of new business and strategy for The Romann Group, a New York-based advertising agency. Laskey received his B.A. in History of Science from Harvard.