Full Name
Mike Turner
Job Title
Chief Data Officer
Austin Energy
Speaker Bio
Mike Turner is the Chief Data Officer (CDO) at Austin Energy, with over 20 years of experience in Analytics and Strategy. In his role, he oversees data assets and promotes innovation within the organization.

As CDO, Mike is responsible for data analysis, governance, compliance, quality assurance, and integration efforts. He also leads the development of business intelligence strategies to improve Austin Energy's performance. His extensive experience enables data-driven decision-making throughout the utility.

Mike's career includes serving as a Strategic Planner in the Air Force and establishing the Quality Assurance division for Austin Resource Recovery (ARR). He has managed quality and data analytics programs for organizations such as the Department of Defense (DoD), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and the H-E-B grocery chain, among others.

He holds an MBA from the Forbes School of Business and certifications in safety management, Lean Six Sigma, and business analysis from Harvard Business School. Mike's dedication to analytics and data-driven decision-making benefits both the City of Austin and its citizens.
Mike Turner