Dr. Ellen Steiner is a Vice President at Opinion Dynamics. She is a passionate researcher who embraces analytic challenges and is committed to ensuring the useful application of results and insights to inform systems thinking, strategy development, program design, program evaluation and voice of customer research. Ellen has more than 20 years of experience in research and evaluation, with twelve years specifically committed to energy research. Ellen’s specialties include strategic electrification, decarbonization, ZNE, HVAC, heat pumps, workforce, education and training, market studies, customer and contractor engagement, market research, and mixed-method research designs. Ellen’s background in social sciences, combined with her applied business experience, ensures effective communication and application of results illuminating strategic insights.