Name: David Owens
Title: Executive Vice President of Business Operations
Organization: Edison Electric Institute
What Makes This Person a Game Changer: David K. Owens, a renowned energy expert, is the Executive Vice President of Business Operations at the Edison Electric Institute. In his current position at EEI, Mr. Owens is responsible for the strategic areas of energy supply and the environment, energy delivery, energy services, and international affairs. Prior to becoming Executive Vice President of the association of U.S. Shareholder-Owned Electric Companies, Mr. Owens served as its Senior Vice President of Finance, Regulation, and Power Supply Policy and also represented the industry in the areas of finance, ratemaking, regulation, accounting, and taxes. Prior to EEI, Mr. Owens served as Chief Engineer of the Division of Corporate Regulation of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Owens also was an engineer in the Division of Rates and Corporate Regulation at the former Federal Power Commission and worked as a design and test engineer for General Electric and Philadelphia Electric Companies, respectively.