Salesforce Leadership

 

Geisha Williams

Former CEO PG&E Energy & Utilities

 

Geisha Jimenez Williams has more than three decades of experience in the energy industry. She is a board member and chair of Osmose Utility Services, Inc., on the supervisory board of Siemens Energy, Inc., and director of Artera Services, LLC. She also serves on the Bipartisan Policy Center board of directors, is a principal at the American Energy Innovation Council, and is a trustee of her alma mater, the University of Miami.

Ms. Williams was formerly Chief Executive Officer and President of PG&E Corporation. She was the first and only Latina CEO of a Fortune 200 company and has been recognized as the highest ranking Latina in business. During her tenure at PG&E, the company became a leader in renewables integration, grid modernization, and smart grid technologies.

Ms. Williams worked for over two decades at Florida Power and Light Company, where she was Vice President of Power Systems. Her crisis leadership skills were forged in Florida, where she led the historic electric restoration and recovery from seven hurricanes in 2004 and 2005.

Ms. Williams was previously on the boards of directors of PG&E Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO).