Keari Bell-Gawne has experience in software integration, qualitative research analysis and project management and research methodology. Keari’s experience includes product management for software applications for efficiency programs, project management for large scale evaluation and process research studies. Keari has worked with utilities nationwide for the past 5 years to develop research plans and implementations to help them reach their efficiency goals. While Keari works in traditional impact and process evaluation, Keari also helps clients with her specialization in UI design, gamification and learning and behavioral sciences to drive results. Keari has helped utilities create applications to help their residential customers manage their energy use, ran design thinking workshops with utility clients for customer empathy and journey mapping, and has run pilot evaluation studies on smart home pilots and services. Keari is proficient in survey design and methodology, focus groups, in depth interviews, design thinking, software management, and agile and scrum processes as well as SPSS, R, Excel, and Stata for analysis.
Keari holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and Environmental Studies, graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.