Full Name
Dave Canny
Job Title
Pacific Gas and Electric
Speaker Bio
Dave Canny is Director of the Enhanced Powerline Safety Settings (EPSS) Program Management Office at Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). In this capacity, Dave leads a cross-functional team responsible for innovation, continuous improvement and day-to-day operations of the EPSS Program. Dave has been with PG&E since 2006 and has a long track record of delivering extraordinary outcomes in complex programs. Early in his career, his focus was on the design and implementation of a variety of customer programs - with a focus on partnerships - including those with big box retailers, water agencies, and other program implementers and utilities. Prior to his current role, he led PG&E business customer team. Dave also spent several years as Sr. Manager of PG&E’s North Bay and Sonoma Divisions where he had matrixed responsibility for customer service and operational efficiency in Marin, Napa, Sonoma, and southern Solano Counties. He has extensive emergency response experience, including multiple PSPS events and wildfire responses, major storm response, and the 2014 Napa Earthquake. He serves on the board of the Center for Volunteer and Non-Profit Leadership. Dave received his Master of Environmental Policy and Management from Duke University and his BA from Dartmouth College. He is also a graduate of the Utility Executive Course at the University of Idaho and holds a certificate of business excellence from UC Berkeley’s Haas Executive Education Program. He lives in San Anselmo with his wife and two daughters.
Dave Canny