Matt Clarkson

Matthew Clarkson

GIS Development Specialist
Strategic Analytics
205.257.7025

Matt joined Alabama Power Company in 2008 and has served in the roles of Support Survey Specialist and Information Systems Analyst. He brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in GIS (Geographic Information System), remote sensing, application development and database design for both forestry and electric utility industries.

He has extensive experience with LiDAR (light detection and ranging) technology, which helps examine the earth’s surface and features, and functional experience with business intelligence reporting. His background and knowledge make him a valuable resource to the economic development team, providing key insights on properties within the state slated for industrial use.

Matt graduated from Mississippi State University with both a Bachelor and Master of Science degree in Forestry. Outside of work, Matt enjoys cooking, writing music, and hiking with his wife, Abbey, and their dog, Wilson.

“I am excited about how technology can impact the economic development world, and I enjoy marrying my expertise with the challenges and opportunities that our team encounters.”

-Matthew Clarkson

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