John Goodin is the California Independent System Operator Corporation’s (“CAISO”) lead for demand response. Having been employed with the CAISO since before start-up, John has first-hand experience in the development and evolution of the wholesale energy markets. John’s current responsibilities lie in development of demand response policy and products for the CAISO. Prior to joining the CAISO’s Market Design and Regulatory Policy group, John was part of the External Affairs team where he served as an Account Manager for the CAISO for seven years, developing key corporate relationships and learning and explaining the many aspects of “ISO” business and markets.

Prior to joining the CAISO, John worked both on the regulated and deregulated sides of the investor-owned utility business. John was employed by the Pacific Gas & Electric Company (“PG&E”) for over nine years, and for a brief period, by PG&E Energy Services. John spent a majority of his tenure at PG&E working on Demand-side Management and load management related programs, both at the program management level and directly with retail customers, including managing the relationship between PG&E and several of its largest energy-consuming customers.

John has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.