Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Shumavon is the founder and CEO of Kevala, a San Francisco based data and analytics company focused on the electricity sector. An economist by training with an AB in economics and public policy from the University of Chicago, he studied the market implications of transitioning natural monopolies to competitive markets. After academia Mr. Shumavon worked for over a decade at the California Public Utilities Commission where he was an advisor to Commissioner Geoffrey F. Brown and worked on market design and transition issues in the telecommunications and energy industries. In addition to his work at Kevala Mr. Shumavon advises a broad spectrum of clients including governments, startups, and publicly traded companies, providing services related to market design, market and product analysis, and regulatory strategy.