Jason Harville - Assistant Executive Director
Energy Data and Analytics Office

Jason Harville is the assistant executive director of the Energy Data and Analytics Office for the Energy Commission. His objective is to improve how data informs energy policy and program design. He leads the creation of a new enterprise data management and analytics platform, as well as the modernization of data governance, and security policies and procedures.

Prior to this role, Mr. Harville served at the Energy Commission in a variety of capacities, including providing expert technical analysis to support the advancement of distributed energy resources, managing research contracts and projects aimed at developing and integrating renewable energy generation, and serving as a technical advisor on developing a pilot project for an enterprise data management platform.

Prior to seeking his education, Mr. Harville served as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. There, he received awards including the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and multiple letters of commendation.

Mr. Harville earned a master’s in information and data science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor of science in applied mathematics from the University of California, Davis. He is passionate about big data, machine learning, and harnessing data to do good.