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Mike Watts

Mike Watts

Director, Operations Applications
Mike Watts
Duquesne Light Company

Mike Watts is currently the Director of Operations Applications at Duquesne Light Company (DLC) which is a utility that provides safe and reliable electric service to communities in southwestern Pennsylvania. Mike has been with DLC for 8 years and is currently responsible for supporting and maintaining IT/OT applications such as SCADA, Outage Management, Metering, Work and Asset Management and GIS applications. He also is responsible for all technology related to the organizations Grid Modernization efforts with a goal to achieve full situational awareness to the edge of the grid.

Prior to DLC, Mike worked in multiple industries implementing, supporting, and improving enterprise systems. He is a certified Scrum Master and received certification of completion in the inaugural Pittsburgh Technology CIO Leadership Development Program. Mike holds an undergraduate degree in Accounting from Kent State University.


Bridging the Gap: The Convergence of IT & OT in Critical Infrastructure

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