Karen Austin

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October 7, 2015

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: Productivity Hacks

In her latest LinkedIn Influencer blog post, PG&E’s Karen Austin explains some tricks — high tech and otherwise — for being well balanced and not letting your job take over your life.

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August 13, 2015

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: How to Leverage Your Summer Vacation Epiphany

Whether it’s your first time in a new destination or your ninth visit to a beloved getaway, a summer vacation can inspire all kinds of interesting insights. In her latest LinkedIn Influencer post, PG&E Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President Karen Austin explains how waterskiing is a lot like managing change at work.

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June 9, 2015

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: How Robots and Lasers Help Improve the Power Grid of the Future

In her most recent LinkedIn Influencer blog, PG&E CIO Karen Austin writes about the state of the energy industry.

June 2, 2015

PG&E Recognized by CIO Magazine as a CIO 100 Award Winner for Technology Innovation

PG&E has been recognized by CIO magazine as one of the CIO 100 Award winners for its work in emergency response. The 28th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

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April 14, 2015

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: The Value of Shaking Things Up

In her latest post as a LinkedIn Influencer, PG&E’s Karen Austin talks about the risks and opportunities that change provides. Embrace the risk, understand the impacts and know when to push comfort zones, she writes.

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January 29, 2015

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: Making the Most of New Year’s Resolutions

Empowering employees, driving innovation and using vertical growth to develop leaders, are among the ambitious resolutions PG&E’s chief information officer has set forth.

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December 10, 2014

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: Shattering the ‘Wall of Disbelief’ With Aneesh Chopra

In her latest LinkedIn blog, PG&E CIO Karen Austin shares her recent conversation with Aneesh Chopra, the first White House chief technology officer and the author of ‘Innovative State.”

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October 27, 2014

Former White House CTO Talks about the Power of Innovation with PG&E IT Leaders

Former White House Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra and PG&E CIO Karen Austin shared their thoughts about using technology in innovative ways at a meeting of PG&E IT leaders at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View on Oct. 22.

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September 17, 2014

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: Cracking the Code, or How to Recruit for Success

In her most recent LinkedIn Influencer blog, PG&E’s Karen Austin talks about how she recruits top talent in a very competitive marketplace.

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July 29, 2014

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: Harvest the Best Results From Your Team

In her monthly LinkedIn blog post, PG&E Chief Information Officer Karen Austin explains why mid-year check-ins with your teams are so important in the business world. In Midwest terms, it’s not unlike preparing for the annual harvest.

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May 28, 2014

Karen Austin’s LinkedIn Blog: Five Summer Reads That Could Make Your Career a Bestseller

In her monthly LinkedIn Influencer blog, PG&E CIO Karen Austin shares a summer reading list that could enhance your career.

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April 28, 2014

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: Embracing the Career Curveball

Karen Austin, PG&E’s chief information officer and a senior vice president, is one of 500 thought leaders who share their insights each month as a LinkedIn Influencer. In her April column, she writes about dealing with career curveballs and how she went from a technology geek to a change leader.

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April 8, 2014

PG&E Earns a Top Ranking from InformationWeek for Data Innovation

PG&E earned the No. 13 spot on this year’s InformationWeek Elite 100, a list of the top business technology innovators in the United States. Honoring its work on an interval data analytics (IDA) program, the company also garnered one of eight coveted awards for business innovation.

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March 5, 2014

PG&E CIO Karen Austin Joins Thought Leaders as LinkedIn Blog Debuts

Karen Austin, chief information officer and senior vice president at PG&E, today joins 500 of the world’s top thought leaders as a LinkedIn Influencer. Launched in October 2012, the Influencer program provides a channel for leaders to share their professional insights with the more than 260 million LinkedIn members.

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December 4, 2013

Green Button Connect Gaining Momentum as More PG&E Customers Using Data to Save Energy

The momentum around Green Button Connect beta continues to grow as more PG&E customers are using it to monitor their energy usage. At the same time, the number of apps available is growing, too.

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