SVP & CIO
Bonnie Titone serves as Duke Energy’s senior vice president and chief information officer. She leads the company’s information technology operations and infrastructure, cybersecurity and physical security functions, product delivery and support for various business areas, and the expanding digital transformation and data optimization strategy. Her team also enables the company’s broader efforts to transform and deliver a smarter, cleaner energy future and coordinates with peer utilities to ensure that our country’s critical infrastructure, information and energy grid remain well protected.
Titone joined Duke Energy in June 2019 from Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) in San Francisco, Calif., where she served as vice president of information business technology. In this role, she led technology delivery for all core business functions, including natural gas, electric, nuclear, energy supply, human resources, finance, supply chain, safety and environmental, security, risk management, legal and fleet operations. Titone was responsible for digital transformation, application and software delivery and operations.
Titone has a deep history in information technology with more than 22 years in positions ranging from project management, operations and application delivery to portfolio management across the hospitality, financial services and automotive industries.
Prior to her work at PG&E, Titone served in leadership roles at Volkswagen and Toyota, where she focused on software and project delivery, as well as strategic direction and alignment across multiple brands and countries.
Titone serves on the Board of Directors for Young Black Leadership Alliance and is passionate about access to education for diverse populations, expanding STEM programs and mentoring women in technology.
Titone also serves as host chief information officer for Apparo, a nonprofit in Charlotte that assists local nonprofits with leveraging technology to improve business processes to expand their social change in the community. In addition, Titone serves on the Governing Body for Evanta, a Gartner Company that aims to create communities for chief information officers and chief information security officers across industries to share innovation, validate strategies and solve leadership challenges.
Titone holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University. In her spare time, Titone enjoys watching and playing sports and traveling with friends.