Karen Austin


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October 3, 2017

Remembering Margaret Mooney, PG&E Trailblazer, Pioneer

Margaret Mooney was one of the first female meteorologists in the nation. She worked for PG&E nearly 30 years and was the inspiration for the company’s Margaret Mooney Award for Innovation. Mooney recently passed away.

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July 17, 2017

PG&E’s Women Executives Share Career Experiences, Insight

Some of PG&E’s seasoned women executives recently shared their career insights and perspectives, along with valuable lessons learned, rising through the corporate ranks.

May 22, 2017

Innovative App for PG&E Field Crews Earns InformationWeek IT Excellence Award

InformationWeek announced PG&E as the winner of the 2017 IT Excellence Award in the Data and Analytics category.

January 11, 2017

PG&E Streamlining Management, Implementing Efficiency Measures to Keep Customer Bills Affordable While Investing in the Future

PG&E Corporation and its subsidiary Pacific Gas and Electric Company today (Jan. 11) announced new, streamlined management structures and a series of efficiency measures designed to support the company’s ability to continue to modernize and invest in the safety of its electric and gas systems while ensuring that its services remain affordable for customers.

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December 6, 2016

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: How to Work with Diverse Partners to Drive Innovation

Many of us are aware of the benefits of diversity and most teams these days make efforts to include members from all walks of life. In her most recent LinkedIn message, PG&E’s Karen Austin examines whether we’re really mining all the potential for innovation when we stop there.

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August 4, 2016

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: From Podcasts to Storytelling, How to Get Your Message Across

We all want to be better communicators, whether we’re talking to the person over the cubicle wall or to a team of employees across geographies. What’s the best way to communicate? In her latest LinkedIn Influencer blog post, PG&E’s Karen Austin provides her insights.

June 1, 2016

PG&E Awarded CIO 100 Honors by CIO Magazine

PG&E as a recipient of the 2016 CIO 100 award for its innovative use of technologies that support its industry-leading, high-tech electric distribution control centers.

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April 7, 2016

PG&E Warns Customers of Increased Scams During Tax and Election Season

PG&E warns its customers to protect themselves, their families and businesses by increasing their awareness of potential online and in-person scams.

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March 17, 2016

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: Why the Energy Industry Needs More Hikers and Weather Forecasters

In her latest LinkedIn Influencer blog post, PG&E Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President Karen Austin provides three examples of jobs at PG&E that haven’t historically existed at a utility company.

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February 9, 2016

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: How to Break Down Barriers for Mutual Gain

In her new LinkedIn Influencer blog post, PG&E Chief Information Officer Karen Austin discusses how sharing knowledge and information is the best way to break down barriers at work. She says the partnerships aren’t always obvious, and frequently require extra effort, but they almost always yield mutual benefits.

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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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