President and Chief Executive Officer
California Independent System Operator
Steve Berberich is President and Chief Executive Officer at the California Independent System Operator (ISO). Mr. Berberich has navigated the ISO through a series of major initiatives, including the world’s most expansive integration of renewable resources into the power grid. His vision for reducing the grid’s reliance on fossil fuels has catalyzed many significant new programs including the nation’s first Energy Imbalance Market, which welcomed five western states into the ISO’s bulk power markets. With over 25 years of experience in the utility, consulting, banking and finance sectors, he also holds an undergraduate degree in finance and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tulsa.