Jeff Gooding

Jeff Gooding is the IT Principal Manager of Smart Grid Engineering at Southern California Edison. In this role, he is responsible for managing Smart Grid architecture, communications and cyber security engineering teams in support of SCE's Advanced Technologies Organization and Smart Grid related capital projects.

In his prior work at SCE, Jeff served as the Lead Project Architect of the Edison SmartConnect Program, SCE's Advanced Metering Infrastructure project to deploy 5 million Smart Meters. Prio to joining the SmartConnect program in 2005, Jeff supported SCE's development of power procurement and nuclear software applications for the Energy Supply & Marketing (ES&M) department and San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).

Prior to joining SCE in 2003, Jeff was a Senior Manager at Cap Gemini Consulting where he served in the Advanced Development & Integration division of the Utilities practice. He served as an architect and technologist on projects at the California ISO, Ontario IMO, Portland General Electric and PG&E. Earlier, Jeff was President of Rapid Access Systems (RAS), a software company focused on developing decision support applications. Jeff holds M.B.A. and B.S. degrees from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.