Leadership Lyceum

Leadership Lyceum: A CEO’s Virtual Mentor

This podcast series focuses on corporate and industry strategy and trends from the direct vantage point of key industry leaders. Subscribe to the podcast at Apple iTunes. Interviews with Tom Fanning and Bob Flexon are available, as well as one with Joe Rigby, Bob Skaggs and Les Silverman.

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Apr 09, 2017 to Apr 12, 2017
| Phoenix, AZ
May 02, 2017 to May 05, 2017
| Orlando, FL
May 21, 2017 to May 23, 2017
| Orlando, FL


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The Power of Innovation, Part II

Utility Execs' Roundtable: We sat down with five utility execs who lead their companies on innovation

By Public Utilities Fortnightly

Migrating to a model that focuses on product and service volume to produce margins is a fundamental shift. But the challenge these executives acknowledge is learning how to blend several unique business models as the scope of their business expands.

Utility's Role in Electricity's Future, Part I

Utility Execs' Roundtable: We sat down with execs from seven utilities in the Northeast who help lead their companies on future strategies

Navigant and Public Utilities Fortnightly convened a roundtable of utility execs to peer into electricity's future, hosted by Con Edison at its historic Manhattan headquarters.

Energy People: Barry Worthington

We talked with Barry Worthington, Executive Director of the United States Energy Association (USEA)

Barry Worthington with Steve Mitnick

Barry Worthington is the Executive Director of the United States Energy Association (USEA), the U.S Member Committee of the World Energy Council.

Leading Beyond Authority

Leadership Lyceum Podcast: A Conversation with American Water Works CEO Susan Story

Susan Story with Tom Linquist

A key measure of success is continuously achieving safe, clean, reliable, affordable delivery of service. These objectives are dynamic and their parameters are often dependent on public policy, legislation, and regulatory relationships.

To 2016's Authors, Interviewees Who Impacted the Debate

PUF 2016 Index of Articles, Interviews and Columns

By Steve Mitnick

From Paul Afonso to Audrey Zibelman, In 2016, 190 chief execs, commissioners and experts debated competition, cyber, climate change and more in PUF.

A Man of Power and the Public Interest

Concern for the Grid

Branko Terzic

One of the great names in U.S. utility regulation is that of the late Joseph C. Swidler (1907-1997). His speech in 1963 led to formation of the Electric Power Research Institute.

Imagine Better Things

Leveraging Technology to Create Value

Roger Woodworth

Technology enables. Examples from others abound. The real drivers of transformational change are these entrepreneurial thinkers and doers who strike a chord with consumers. It's up to you to imagine better things.

Energy People: Lawrence Jones

We talked with Lawrence Jones, the Edison Electric Institute's Vice President for International Programs

Lawrence Jones, with Steve Mitnick

Lawrence Jones joined the Edison Electric Institute a year ago as the association's vice president for international programs. He had been North America vice president for utility innovation and infrastructure resilience at Alstom Grid Inc., and also vice president for policy, regulatory affairs and industry relations for Alstom.

Off Peak: The Genie of the Gas Age

Berton Braley

In 1931, Public Utilities Fortnightly commissioned one of the most popular poets of the 20th century to write a poem for PUF's readers.

November Birthdays: Sam Insull

Steve Mitnick

Insull literally created our system of regulated monopolies and cost-of-service regulation.