NYISO Appoints Michael Crowe to Board of Directors

RENSSELAER, NY (04/16/2024) (readMedia)-- The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) announced today the selection of Michael Crowe to its Board of Directors, effective April 16, 2024.

The selection of Mr. Crowe is the result of the NYISO's stakeholder process in which representatives from each market sector work to conduct a national search and recommend potential directors to the Board. The NYISO Board of Directors is an independent body consisting of ten members with vast expertise in the energy sector.

"I'm very pleased to welcome Michael Crowe to the NYISO's Board of Directors. With more than three decades of advanced information technology experience, Michael's expertise will greatly benefit the organization as we confront the continued challenges of the grid in transition," said Chairman Daniel Hill. "From IT strategy to operational reliability, Michael's wisdom and acumen will be essential as we build a power system for the future."

Mr. Crowe has 39 years of experience in software development, IT infrastructure, and cybersecurity with several private sector entities. From 2014 through 2022, Mr. Crowe served as the Chief Information Officer for the Colgate-Palmolive Company. In that role, he led the development of the company's global IT strategy, modernized enterprise applications, and strengthened cybersecurity systems. In recognition of those accomplishments, Mr. Crowe was honored as a Top 50 Technology Professional in 2023 by OnCon. He currently serves as an advisor to several technology companies and is the Co-Chair of the Digital Supply Chain Institute – a research-based entity focused on enterprise supply chains in the digital economy.

Mr. Crowe holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Delaware. He also earned Executive Education Certificates from Dartmouth University and Stanford University.

About the New York ISO

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is responsible for operating the high voltage electric grid, administering competitive wholesale electricity markets, conducting comprehensive long-term planning, and advancing the technological infrastructure of the electric system serving the Empire State.