Technology & Innovation

Information Technology Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity protects both SMUD and the electric grid from possible cyberattacks and intrusions. 

Antiwon Jacobs, Director
1-916-732-5169 | Antiwon.Jacobs@smud.org

Information Technology Strategic Initiatives

IT Strategic Initiatives is responsible for the development, oversight and implementation of technology programs and projects that support SMUD's vision for short- and long-term plans. The team is focused on forward-looking technology for transformational initiatives to support emerging opportunities at and for SMUD.

Suresh Kotha, Director
1-916-732-5496 | Suresh.Kotha@smud.org

Information Technology Applications 

IT Applications is responsible for the development and advancement of applications and integrating new applications and web tools into SMUD’s existing systems. This department leads the development and integration of technology applications that support SMUD’s customer and business operations technology needs. 

Carla Leek, Director
1-916-732-5428 | Carla.Leek@smud.org

Information Technology Infrastructure & Operations

Information Technology Infrastructure & Operations oversees the operations of our applications and technology infrastructure.

Steve Kustin, Director
1-916-732-5936 | Steve.Kustin@smud.org

 

The Technology & Innovation business unit also includes a:

Business Relationships team that supports SMUD departments in choosing the right technology solutions to achieve effective business results.

Innovation team that champions breakthrough innovations and balances diverse emerging technologies and ideas across SMUD. Project Management Office that centralizes the management and coordination of all information technology-related projects across SMUD.

Enterprise Architecture team that analyzes and reviews solution architectures to meet business needs, develops target architectures, and defines innovative standards across SMUD.

Stephen Clemons, Chief Innovation & Information Officer
1-916-732-7325 | Stephen.Clemons@smud.org