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Richard J. Dewey

New York Independent Systems Operator & Executive Vice President



Rich Dewey is Executive Vice President of the New York Independent System Operator. The NYISO is responsible for operating the New York’s high-voltage transmission network, administering and monitoring the wholesale electricity markets, and planning for the state’s energy future. In the role of Executive Vice President, Rich has responsibility for the NYISO Grid Operations, Market Administration, Planning, and Information Technology. Rich previously served in roles as the NYISO CIO, with accountability to deliver products and services to evolve the wholesale electricity markets, as well as roles to manage the day to day operations of the New York Power grid and maintain the physical and cyber security of the NYISO enterprise.

Before joining the NYISO in 2000, Mr. Dewey worked for Husky Injection Molding Systems in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and for Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation in Syracuse, New York.

He earned a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering / Power Systems from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, as well as completion of the Harvard Business School General Management Program.


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