Derek Okada

Sr. Fellow, Business Strategy

Derek has over 25 years of strategic planning, financial planning and analysis, and project/program management experience from his roles in the energy consulting/utility, media/publishing, information technology, automotive and financial services industries with several Fortune 500 companiesPrior to joining Energy Solutions, Derek managed a team of 11 program managers and support staff responsible for administering Southern California Edison’s Energy Efficiency programs serving the Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural and Public Sector markets and Finance programs. He also led SCE’s Demand Side Management Planning & Integration team that provided strategic and policy guidance for SCE’s EE, Demand Response, and Low-Income programs  Derek has a B.A. in Economics from UCLA and a M.A. in Public Policy Studies/Economic Regulation from the University of Chicago.