Director of Edison Carrier Solutions, Southern California Edison

Kurt Sweetser, Southern California Edison IT Director Customer Service Re-Platforming Program (CSRP), has held various leadership and management positions in Fortune 100 and startup companies throughout his 30 years in information technology and telecommunications industries.

Early in his career, Sweetser 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 where he led more than 250+ consultants and sales team members throughout the western United States. Sweetser then served eleven more years at SCE in executive positions, including IT Director of Business Relations, Client Services and Planning for several operations organizations; led the program office and deployment for SCE’s successful SAP ERP solution; created and delivered SCE’s IT Enterprise Demand Management strategy; and was a contributing team member to SCE’s successful IT outsourcing efforts. Most recently, Sweetser was Smart Utility Systems VP of Strategic Alliances for two years.

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

Kurt Sweetser