SANTA CLARA, Calif. (PRWEB) July 30, 2020
The CTO Forum today announced that Derek Di Risio, President of PSEG Services Corporation, has been appointed to the CTO Forum Advisory Board. The CTO Forum brings together senior technology executives, business leaders and academicians to discuss and collaborate on key technology issues and to accelerate innovation across organizations.
“We are honored to welcome Derek Di Risio to represent PSEG on our advisory board. Derek and I are in firm agreement that businesses must address the most ubiquitous and critical business challenge of our times… digital transformation. The CTO Forum is fully focused on delivering executive education programs that comprehensively address the necessary components including leadership, strategy, technology, operations, and culture. I find it inspiring to collaborate with such a dynamic and determined leader who is committed to leading digital transformation in as complex and venerable organization as is PSEG. As the we move forward, I know Derek’s passion, expertise and vision will be a huge asset for the entire CTO Forum community,” said Basheer Janjua, Founding-Chair and President of the CTO Forum.
CTO Forum hosts a series of events for its members each year, and each is designed to explore industry landscapes, taking a "deep dive” approach to analyzing technology and leadership challenges with preeminent executives and subject matter. Its Advisory Board sets the agenda for all of the events hosted each year, selecting top-tier speakers and thought leaders to examine the most important industry topics including those related to technology, engineering, disruption, strategy and innovation.
"It is my pleasure to accept this appointment to the CTO Forum,” said Di Risio. “Throughout my career, I have focused on leveraging innovation investments and business transformation initiatives to strengthen my overall organization. This is well-aligned with the CTO Forum's mission as we share the belief that digital transformation is the fundamental driver for successful and sustained business growth for not just utilities, but all businesses. I look forward to collaborating with fellow members to drive successful transformation of our respective businesses forward.”
As President of PSEG Services Corporation, Di Risio is responsible for improving the coordination and delivery of several centralized services currently resident within the organization including corporate communications, corporate real estate, information technology, procurement, payroll and other transactional services. Prior to this, Di Risio served as vice president and controller of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), PSEG Services Corporation, PSEG Energy Holdings and PSEG Power, a position he assumed in December 2006. He was instrumental in re-engineering the enterprise business planning process and advancing the use of performance metrics and balanced scorecard measures to improve business results. Prior to joining PSEG, Di Risio worked for several firms, including Chase Manhattan Bank.
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The CTO Forum is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering a trusted, open and creative environment where the brightest minds of our times convene to address industry’s most important issues. The CTO Forum brings together the best minds in technology from different industries to define opportunities, and to collaborate in harnessing the extraordinary potential of technology. The CTO Forum’s mission is to deliver a Global Innovation Platform, where technology leaders collaborate and co-create the technology and solutions that will be critical to meeting tomorrow’s global opportunities and challenges. For more information, visit http://www.ctoforum.org.