Lucia Tian serves as Senior Advisor to the Department of Energy’s Chief Commercialization Officer, driving strategy, analysis, and private sector engagement to accelerate the commercialization of clean energy technologies, including leading the Pathways to Commercial Liftoff effort (liftoff.energy.gov) for the Office of Technology Transitions.
Lucia has deep expertise in building and leading strategy & analytics functions across public, private, and non-profit organizations. She served as the first Chief Analytics Officer at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), bringing quantitative evidence to critical civil liberties cases, shaping voter engagement, and informing data and AI policies. As part of McKinsey’s Washington D.C. office, she helped build the consultancy’s public sector analytics practice, bringing modern data and analytics capabilities to government functions; while working with public and private sector leaders across defense, transportation, and infrastructure on their most pressing strategic and operational challenges.
Lucia holds a dual B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and B.S. in Economics from MIT, and an M.A. in Economics from Harvard.