President and Chief Operating Officer
Bill Norton is the President and COO at Opinion Dynamics, directing business operations and providing oversight to a variety of energy program evaluations and research efforts throughout North America. As an executive team member, Mr. Norton directs internal staff and leads a number of our larger evaluation efforts. Mr. Norton understands the “big picture” and works closely with his clients to ensure that the Opinion Dynamics Team meets their unique needs while upholding the energy industry’s highest levels of rigor. In this capacity, Mr. Norton has considerable experience designing and implementing evaluation approaches and data collection strategies to suit the needs of our clients and has directed numerous research efforts in support of energy efficiency program evaluations, market assessments, and broader market research studies. In addition, Mr. Norton has provided testimony, regulatory support, and counsel on behalf of and for his clients and state commissions.
Mr. Norton’s current client list includes a variety of investor-owned utilities, public power authorities, and independent system operators throughout North America. He serves on the Association of Energy Services Professionals Board of Directors as Board Chair. Mr. Norton is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and holds a master’s degree in energy and environmental policy analysis from Boston University, Center for Energy and Environmental Studies.