kevin popper

Kevin Popper

Second Year MBA Student

UCLA Anderson School of Management

Prior to Anderson, Kevin spent five years as a clean technology consultant in China, helping venture-capital level startups, Fortune 500s and The International Finance Corporation leverage data, in-depth market research, and financial modelling to shape their investment and partnership strategies. He led projects covering innovative technology demonstrations, manufacturing joint ventures, renewable energy project acquisitions, and energy efficiency programs in the textile, steel, and cement industries, as well as open innovation. He is the lead author on two public market research reports and has presented his work at major conferences in Asia, Europe, and the U.S.

Professionally, Kevin seeks to accelerate the development of technologies that make daily necessities more economic, accessible, and sustainable. He currently serves as Vice President of Events for Anderson’s Energy Management Club where he collaborates with recent alumni to create events that increase the breadth and depth of Anderson student’s knowledge, enabling them to pursue deeper, more meaningful projects within the clean energy space.

This summer, Kevin pursued an internship within the Innovation, Development and Controls team at Southern California Edison.

Outside of the classroom, Kevin enjoys surfing, snowboarding and diving the kelp forests off the coast of California.