Matt Blieske is a business and technical transformation leader in the power, renewables, and oil and gas sectors. In his current role as Global Hydrogen Product Manager at Shell, Matt is responsible for reducing cost, improving reliability, improving the customer experience, and delivering differentiated technical and commercial capabilities.
Prior to joining Shell, Matt co-invented the novel hydraulically actuated isothermal CAES energy storage system during his time as the Director of Technology and Systems Development at General Compression. He also performed research into new fluid machinery technologies for OEMs at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio. Matt holds degrees in Engineering from Carleton University and from the University of Manitoba.
Industry Expertise (2)
Oil and Gas
Areas of Expertise (8)
Carleton University: M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering 2008
University of Manitoba: B.Sc., Engineering 2006
Selected Media Appearances (2)
HubWeek Change Maker: Matthew Blieske
Matthew is the Global Head of Products for Shell Hydrogen. He started his career in aerospace R&D and military aviation, before spending the next decade solving big challenges in the energy transition. Outside of work, he loves to spend time with his family. His other interests include flying, being outdoors, and whiskey...
Hydrogen fuel cells are another power option for the trucks of the future
Matthew Blieske, global hydrogen product manager, Shell said, “The drivetrain itself is easy to integrate into a chassis so we are a seeing a lot of small players saying ‘I can take a fuel cell and do that, I know how to do power management...'"