Creating a more sustainable future.

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Powering our communities.

Energy providers are tasked with creating efficient, affordable, and sustainable energy for everyone in their communities. It’s a big job that Uplight is excited to help with.

Uplight is the bridge to the clean energy future.

Uplight connects energy providers to their decarbonization goals. Partnering with more than 80 of the world’s leading electric and gas utilities, our energy expertise, innovation, and scale are unmatched.

Our 400 energy experts are an extension of your team.

Uplight challenges our energy providers to develop more innovative solutions to achieve their goals. We have a collaborative process to ensure success because more affordable and cleaner energy is our goal too. It’s not easy, but together we can do it.


Software Engineers


Customer Success & Implementation Experts


Data / Behavioral Scientists


Consumer & UX/UI Experts

As a B Corp, we have big goals.

Uplight is proud to be a certified B Corporation—the highest standard for businesses building a more inclusive and sustainable economy.


We have an ambitious environmental goal of reducing CO2 emissions by more than 100 million metric tons and saving consumers more than $10 billion on their energy bills. We’re also committed to building an inclusive and equitable community through our energy providers, and within our workplace.

We live our values.

Not just words on paper, Uplight’s values govern how we work together.


Do the Right Thing

We act with integrity, even when it’s hard.



We’re driven by curiosity and excitement, always ready to learn.


Impactful Progress

We work to meaningful outcomes, mindful of each step.


One Team

We operate as a unified team, made stronger by uniqueness.

Our Investors are aligned with our mission.

Uplight’s investors include Schneider Electric, the global leader in sustainable energy solutions; AES, a global company accelerating the future of sustainable energy; and a group of private equity investors led by Huck Capital that includes Coatue and Inclusive Capital Partners Spring Fund II.

Meet our leaders.

Luis D'Acosta

Chief Executive Officer

Luis was the global head of Schneider Electric's Digital Energy business, where he worked to accelerate the digitization of power networks by building and implementing new technology solutions. He has vast global experience running software businesses, scaling startups, and leading growth and customer engagement initiatives.

Jesse Demmel

Chief Technology Officer

Jesse has over 15 years of software engineering leadership experience with solutions ranging from consumer web scale to enterprise SaaS. Prior to joining Uplight, he was CTO at Sovrn and Vice President Engineering of Connected Fitness at Under Armour.

Indran Ratnathicam

Chief Strategy Officer

Indy brings more than 20 years of marketing, corporate strategy and executive leadership in energy and technology. He previously served as Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at FirstFuel, and a management consultant with The Boston Consulting Group. Indy is a basketball coach, and believes strongly in the power of teams.

Michelle Anastasi

Chief People Officer

Michelle has more than 20 years experience as an executive in fast-growing tech companies. She has held leadership positions in early and late-stage private and public companies, including Mersive Technologies, Ibotta and Dell. As a catalyst for organizational growth and effectiveness, Michelle defines and builds leadership and culture around purpose, inclusion and accountability. She is passionate about people coming together in service of positive social impact.

Matt Harsha-Strong

Chief Financial Officer

Matt has over 15 years of financial and corporate development experience in the energy sector. Prior to Uplight, he was Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at The AES Corporation, where he helped build Uplight and helped transform AES' US renewables business into an industry leader. Matt is passionate about scaling mission-oriented businesses together with great teams.

Hannah Bascom

Chief Market Innovation Officer

Hannah leads the Market Innovation team at Uplight, which is responsible for catalyzing the market for decarbonization and furthering Uplight's thought leadership. Prior to joining Uplight, Hannah spent 20 years building partnerships and new markets in the climate and social impact space. She is passionate about accelerating the trajectory towards a cleaner and more equitable future for all.

Scott McGaraghan

Chief Sales Officer

Scott leads commercial and leadership functions for Uplight's VPP and Large Asset business. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the cleantech space, and specifically in demand response and VPPs. Formerly VP of International Business Development at Voltus, Scott is an expert in demand response and VPPs for residential, commercial and industrial markets.

Shaila Lakhani Ohri

Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Shaila advises the company and Board, and leads the legal team on matters of risk, strategic and commercial transactions, data privacy, intellectual property, corporate governance, employment and compliance. Shaila brings extensive leadership experience, significant understanding of the energy and utility industry, and a passion for supporting innovation and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Sally Lambert

Senior Vice President, Delivery & Operations

Over her years at Uplight, Sally has led a variety of teams including Client Success, Sales and Partnerships, Operations, and Business Excellence. Client centricity is at the heart of everything she does, and her teams' goal is to deliver client value & outcomes that advance decarbonization and grid flexibility. Outside of the clean tech industry, Sally is a former competitive ultimate frisbee player and wilderness guide, and now spends her free time adventuring in the mountains.

Uplight in the Spotlight.

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