The California Independent System Operator (ISO) says that Eric Schmitt has been appointed as the grid operator's vice president of operations. He assumes the position on Sept. 23, filling the seat formerly held by Steve Berberich, who was appointed president and CEO in June.
Schmitt is currently serving as a senior vice president at Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), based in Dallas. He has also provided global leadership for Capgemini Americas and served as director of technology strategy and planning for TXU Energy. He has held a variety of technical and management positions at TU Electric, as well as at Power Generation, TUGCO and Florida Power & Light.