Matt Rogers, Senior partner McKinsey & Company
focuses on the role technology and innovation play in restructuring markets,
especially in oil, gas, power, and other energy and industrial companies.
Matt has spent 25 years serving energy and clients globally. Over time, he has led
the Americas Petroleum and Electric Power and Natural Gas practices and helped
establish the Firm’s Resource Productivity and Clean Technology practices. He has
written and spoken extensively on oil, gas, power, and resource markets around the
world. Currently his work focuses on North American unconventional resources,
restructuring US power markets, and how technology is reshaping capital
productivity and operational efficiency in oil, gas, and power projects.
During 2009-10, Matt served as the Senior Advisor to the US Secretary of Energy,
leading the Recovery Act Implementation. In this role, he had responsibility for
managing the Department of Energy’s $35.2B in Recovery Act appropriations. The
Department of Energy reviewed more than 30,000 applications and funded more than
5,000 projects through the Recovery Act, accelerating US innovation in energy
efficiency, advanced transportation, renewable energy, transmission and distribution
infrastructure, carbon capture, environmental clean-up, and basic science. He held a
US Department of Defense Q clearance to address national security issues.
Matt’s book Resource Revolution: How to Capture the Biggest Business Opportunity
in a Century was published in April 2014. In Resource Revolution, Matt and his coauthor
Stefan Heck argue that the combination of information technology with
industrial technology is changing the way we produce and use natural resources,
restructuring energy, agriculture, transportation and construction markets around the
Matt graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University. After graduation
he joined Credit Suisse First Boston as an energy investment banking analyst.
He earned an M.B.A. from Yale University’s School of Management.
Matt serves on the Board Directors for the United Way of the Bay Area, the Marine
Mammal Center, and St Mary’s College Business School. He is married to the
Honorable Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, who serves as Federal District Court Judge in
the Northern District of California. They have three children—ages 19, 15, and 13.