Mark Browning is the Vice President and CIO for Exelon Utilities. Hehas overall responsibility for all IT at Exelon’s four utility companies – Baltimore Gas & Electric (or BG&E, Baltimore, MD), Commonwealth Edison (or ComEd, Chicago, IL), PECO (Philadelphia, PA) and Pepco Holdings (Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland and New Jersey). Collectively, these utilities represent approximately 8.5 million electric customers and 1.5 million gas customers.
Mark is a 27-year veteran of the energy industry and joined Exelon (ComEd) in 1989. Mark has held numerous roles at Exelon since that time, including Enterprise Architect, IT Director of Large Utility Projects, IT Director Utility Solutions, and VP of IT for ComEd. In his current role as Vice President IT and CIO Exelon Utilities, Mark’s focus is to drive IT standardization, collaboration, efficiency and consistency within the utilities for higher performance -- identifying best practices that all of the Exelon utilities can leverage. This focus extends to all areas, including operations, project delivery and longer-term strategic IT planning. His work experience spans from smart grid, real-time, and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), and Energy Management Systems (EMS) to mobile technologies, enterprise architecture, and IT strategy.
Mark earned his bachelor’s degree in Math and Computer Science from the University of Illinois. Mark and his wife Debbie reside in Aurora, IL with two children Taylor and Zack. He is an avid runner and has participated in numerous marathons as well as Olympic Distance Triathlons.