Speaker's Profile

Nadeem Sheikh
Senior Vice President, Opower International

Nadeem leads Opower’s business in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region (including Japan, Australia, and New Zealand), and the Middle East. In this role, Nadeem oversees all aspects of Opower’s growth strategy as well as day-to-day operations outside the Americas. Nadeem has also led Opower’s teams in Singapore and Tokyo, and also co-founded Opower’s San Francisco office. Prior to joining Opower, Nadeem was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he was a founding member of the firm’s Sustainability & Resource Productivity Practice. Working across Europe, Asia, and the US, Nadeem developed the firm’s foundational thinking on the marketing of “green” products to consumers, and managed McKinsey’s market research on consumer behavior, sustainability, and product design. Nadeem also led high-profile client projects in the energy, consumer electronics, automotive, and retail industries, designing and developing new consumer products and services. Nadeem has also held roles at Accenture Technology Ventures, Lufthansa Airlines, and the German Federal government. He earned his MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.