We have an amazing keynote speaker for NSCW 2018! Ms. Eloise Young, Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Information Services for Philadelphia Gas Works, is a leader in the technology, data, and sustainability field. At PGW, she is focused on incorporating resilience into the vital services PGW provides, as well as seamlessly and securely connecting its technological assets and optimizing their performance in a sustainable way. Ms. Young also volunteers with the grassroots nonprofit, HMC Squared Community Association, to build safe, thriving, sustainable communities in West Philadelphia. She has been recognized by United Way, the National Diversity Council, and others for her leadership.
You are not going to want to miss this keynote presentation which is sure to be engaging, informative and fun.
Philadelphia Natural Gas is the largest municipally owned gas utility in the country. PGW manages and maintains a system of over 6,000 miles of gas mains and service pipes that deliver an annual 78 billion cubic feet of safe, reliable natural gas to their 500,000 customers each year.
Eloise Young: In her current role as Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Information Services for PGW, Ms. Young is responsible for the design, implementation and oversight of a robust, repeatable and participatory corporate strategic planning process. Prior to her appointment as CIO, she served in a number of positions in PGW's Information Services Department including Director of Technical Strategy and Support, Manager of Systems Services, System Administrator, DBA, and developer.
Ms. Young received a 2015 Executive Management Award from Philadelphia SmartCEO and was named one of the 2014 Top Influential Women in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine. In 2011 she was received a Champions of Impact award from the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and was named one of the "Most Powerful and Influential Women in Pennsylvania" by the National Diversity Council. A native Philadelphian, she is a proud Citizens Planning Institute graduate who loves her city and enjoys doing volunteer work for area community groups.