Director of Digital and Process Transformation, Southern California Edison

Kurt Sweetser, Director of Digital & Process Transformation (DPT), has held various leadership and management positions in Fortune 100 and startup companies throughout his 30-year career in Information Technology and Telecommunications.

In his current role, he leads Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Digital Transformation team in the IT organization. DPT is an experimental, innovation team that enables business and IT customers to test a technology solution prior to committing to a full-scale project. The DPT team also focuses on Automation, Data Science, and Platform Architecture. Early in his career, he established new enterprise standards and programs enabling and differentiating Southern California Edison’s (SCE) infrastructure capabilities while leading and managing more than 230 represented and non-represented team members throughout SCE’s service territory. He also spent nine years as VP and General Manager with International Network Services/Lucent Technologies leading 250+ consultants and sales team members and two years as VP of Strategic Alliances for a Digital Customer and Workforce Engagement utility solution.

Throughout his career at SCE, he has served 14 years in various executive positions.Prior to serving in his current role, Kurt was SCE’s IT Director, Customer Service Re-Platforming Program (CSRP), successfully leading the technical solution replacing 180+ legacy solutions connected to 80+ third parties and 45+ edge solutions with SAP’s ISU and C4C solutions. He then served as the General Manager and Director of Edison Carrier Solutions (ECS), whose mission is to lead and deliver wholesale and retail telecommunication services to businesses, organizations, and carriers for scalable and secure networks throughout Southern California Edison’s service area.

Kurt holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering technology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.