Chief Information Officer, PPL Electric Utilities
Matthew B. Green is Chief Information Officer for PPL Electric Utilities and is responsible for overseeing the Information Technology function for PPL Corporation’s Pennsylvania-based electric delivery operations and is a key leader in the company’s digital transformation.
A 15-year veteran of PPL, he formerly served as Director of Business Strategy & Development. In that role he was responsible for developing the utility’s long-term strategic plan by assessing the myriad of new technologies in the marketplace as well as working to understand how business models and regulatory environments may change in the future.
Green also has held multiple manager and director level positions in engineering, operations and planning with PPL. He has been an industry leader in smart grid technology, heading the team that developed and deployed a $40 million Smart Grid Investment Grant through the Department of Energy.
While leading PPL Electric Utilities’ engineering and planning organizations, Green oversaw a $3-billion budget to build a more resilient and secure electric grid for PPL customers. Prior to coming to PPL in 2005, Green was a lead researcher at the Intelligent Systems Laboratory where he wrote several notable papers in pattern recognition and face detection.
He is a Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, resident and an active member of his community, participating in numerous civic organizations. He serves as chairman of the board of the Northeast Pennsylvania March of Dimes, and he also sits on the board of the Allentown Economic Development Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Green earned a master’s degree in business administration from Lehigh University in 2017. He currently lives in Lower Saucon Township with his wife and two children.