Barry Fischer is the Head Writer/Editor at Opower, a company that provides cloud-based software and an advanced customer engagement platform to the global utility industry. Barry founded and leads Opower’s data blog “Outlier,” which leverages energy data from more than 50 million households worldwide. Outlier’s analyses have been featured in the New York Times, Scientific American, Forbes, and Fast Company. Barry earned a BA in economics and MS in environmental engineering from Stanford University. He was a Fulbright Scholar in New Zealand; his work on international energy development has appeared in the journal Energy. You can follow Barry on Twitter @OpowerOutlier.