Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Michael Perna is responsible for managing the growth strategy and business expansion initiatives for the Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses including all product development and tactical planning. In addition, he leads the marketing and communications functions including brand management, advertising, lead generation and media relations for the company. Previously, Mr. Perna served in a similar position at Con Edison Solutions.
Prior to joining Con Edison Solutions, Mr. Perna was a principal at Energized Strategies II, LLC, a management consulting firm providing market strategy, product/service launch, and project management consulting for clients. Earlier in his career, Mr. Perna spent nearly 15 years at Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), a Fortune 250 energy company.
There he held positions of increasing responsibility in a variety of functional areas including sales, marketing, and client operations.
In 1993, Mr. Perna was awarded an Industrial Program Fellowship in Client Systems at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in Washington, DC. Other professional recognition includes the PSEG Corporate Excellence Award, which he received in 1994 and 1997.
Mr. Perna holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Bachelor of Engineering with Honors from Stevens Institute of Technology.