John Kovachar - Vice President, Information Technology and Supply Chain and Chief Information Officer, Portland General Electric (PGE)
John Kochavatr is the vice president of information technology and supply chain and chief information officer for Portland General Electric (PGE), where he is responsible for the infrastructure, operations, and development of all information systems. He joined PGE in 2018. John has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology industry. Prior to joining PGE, he was senior vice president and chief information officer at SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions (formerly GE Water) and served in several information technology leadership positions at GE Power (formerly GE Energy). John holds a BA in sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business in Chicago, Illinois.