About HData

We make life easier for professionals tasked with managing and understanding energy regulatory data.

HData is the only RegTech company delivering streamlined compliance and business intelligence to the U.S. energy industry. Our mission is to digitize the interface between the public and private sectors. We automate manual processes for people who comply with regulations, enforce regulations, and use regulatory data.

Our Story

Hudson Hollister founded HData in 2018. Hudson previously worked to transform many government regulatory regimes from disconnected documents into open and standardized data. He founded the Data Coalition and the Data Foundation, the nation’s leading open data industry organizations and drafted the DATA Act of 2014 and the GREAT Act of 2019. In 2015, Hudson’s advocacy team began working with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to transform energy regulatory reporting into standardized data, using the XBRL data format.

HData entered the energy regulatory data market in 2020. We sought to combine compliance and business intelligence solutions on a single platform, allowing energy accountants, business leaders, and regulatory professionals to easily manage and understand the information that energy companies report to regulators. Co-Founder Yuval Lubowich created a development team with decades of experience in building simple, intuitive, and flexible applications on standardized data.

In 2021, our company was selected to participate in the Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator, the world’s only technology accelerator for early-stage companies focused on the utilities sector.

HData closed an oversubscribed $3.1 million seed investment round, led by Hyde Park Venture Partners and co-led by Firebrand Ventures in December 2021. That same month, we announced a new partnership with Alabama Power Company to develop HData Insights, the next generation of energy regulatory business intelligence.

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HData Staff at Techstars
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Hudson Hollister and Yuval Lubowich
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Hudson Hollister at Techstars Demo Day
HData is always looking for top talent
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Our Team

We know how to transform energy regulation through data and technology. Our team has built global SaaS platforms, implemented new regulatory reporting data standards, and led complex government modernization projects.

Hudson Hollister

Founder and CEO

Yuval Lubowich

Co-founder and CTO

Jeff Press

Chief Revenue Officer

Britt Cohen

VP of Customer Success

Erin Riley

Director of Sales

David Gruener

Director of Product Management

Amy Winner

Director of Marketing

Holly Williamson

Director, Product Marketing

Andrew Hayes

Director of DevSecOps

Luke Ashton

Regulatory Economist

Shaun Garrity

Enterprise Customer Success Manager

Richard Grinschgl

Solutions Specialist

Tom Gwerzman

UX/UI Designer

Malik Jackson

Sr. Operations Associate

Kyle Jastram

Front End Developer

Brian Jutrzonka

Senior Front-End Developer

Blake Lassiter

Data Engineer

Dylan Le

Sales Rep

Limor Ohayon

Quality Assurance Tester

Abdelrahman Osman

Economic & Data Analysis Intern

Deniz Ozel

Product Owner

Mary Reilly

Customer Success Program Manager

Nathan Schliffka

Sales Rep

Eli Simmonds

Backend Developer

Rob Sutherland

Senior Lead Developer

Irina Glickman

Data Analyst

Selwyn Yeh

Enterprise CSM

Our Board of Directors

Former Chief Customer Officer, Workiva


Chris Danusiar
Former interim CEO, Auditchain, and former Deputy CTO, EY Global Assurance

John Fein
Managing Partner, Firebrand Ventures

Amy Francetic  (observer)
Co-Founder, Buoyant Ventures

Claire Hansen (observer)
Principal, Firebrand Ventures
 
Anirudh Kapuria (observer)
Diligence Associate, BlueTree Ventures
 
Tony Mealey
CPA, Chartered Accountant, and MBA holder who previously worked at the SEC on implementation of XBRL regulatory technology
 
Co-Founder, Buoyant Ventures


Noraan Sadik (observer)
Venture capitalist, experienced business builder, former attorney and Director, Axiom Law

Ira Weiss (observer)
General Partner, Hyde Park Venture Partners and Clinical Professor of Entreprenuership and Accounting, University of Chicago

Matt Wilson (observer)
Managing Partner, Victorum Capital

Our Advisory Board


Jon Wellinghoff
Former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and current CEO of GridPolicy, Inc.

Neil Chatterjee
Senior Advisor, Hogan Lovells & Former FERC Chairman

Becky Blalock
Former SVP & CIO, Southern Company

Chris Blake
Assistant Treasurer, Alabama Power Company

Alyssa Arnold
CEO, ATex Energy Consulting

H. Russell Frisby
Former chair of the Maryland Public Utilities Commission, Pepco board member, and Comptel president

Nate Haskins
Former Chief Data Officer of SNL Financial and S&P Global and elite business intelligence investor

Susan Gamble
Regulatory Affairs, Alabama Power Company

Marie Mouchet
Former SVP and CIO of Colonial Pipeline

George P. Bush
Former Texas Land Commissioner

Stan Wise
Former 
Commissioner of the Georgia PSC

Frank Lacey
Founder, Electric Advisors Consulting

Donna Ward
Vice President of Utility Sales and Commercial Marketing at Southwire