Kathy Kountze

Kathy is the Chief Information Officer at Eversource Energy. She provides the vision and leadership to assure the timely, innovative and cost-effective use of technology to achieve corporate objectives. As CIO, she is responsible for setting the strategic direction for information technology for the organization in all areas. Kathy has held numerous CIO positions in her career. including NSTAR Electric & Gas Company and United Illuminating. Kathy is a member of the Massachusetts Women’s Forum, Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Executive Advisory Council, EEI Technical Advisory Council, Co-Chair of the Boston CIO Executive Summit and on the Board of Directors, Grace Academy, Hartford, CT, where she has a passion for helping underprivileged young ladies on their career paths in the areas of STEM. Kathy holds a B.A. degree in Actuarial Math & Science from the University of Connecticut and a M.S degree in Computer Science from the University of New Haven.