Co-editor, Quartz AI
Helen was head of customer technology products at Pacific Gas & Electric, head of corporate ventures at Meridian Energy NZ, and CIO of Transpower NZ, the national grid of New Zealand. Her leadership of innovation, strategy and technology deployment included responsibility for smart grid, renewables, and electric vehicle technology. She has managed multiple large and complex technology portfolios, including deployment of grid control, market, customer information, and pricing systems, and budgets exceeding $650 million. Helen has a first class honors degree in engineering from the University of Canterbury and a post graduate diploma in technology from Massey University.