Head of Sustainability, Siemens USA
As Head of Sustainability for Siemens USA, Matt is responsible for advancing the company’s decarbonization on its path toward becoming 100% carbon neutral by 2030. Matt will manage the implementation of U.S. initiatives that support the company’s carbon neutral goals, furthering Siemens as the industry’s most creative leader in sustainability. These initiatives include the ongoing transition to a zero-emission fleet, targeted installation of essential electric vehicle infrastructure, empowering renewable energy generation in the U.S. market, deploying distributed energy and energy efficiency projects across key Siemens U.S. sites, and creating partnerships with Siemens’ customers and stakeholders to drive toward common sustainability targets.
Helgeson has spent his career at Siemens working across roles within the energy sector, most recently leading the development of utility-scale projects involving renewable and distributed generation, energy storage, transportation electrification, and digital grid solutions. He has managed relationships with some of the nation’s largest power providers, focusing on aligning sustainability requirements with Siemens’ offerings and strategy.
A graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Helgeson has prioritized the importance of cross-business collaboration and enablement throughout his career.