Elizabeth Hackenson serves as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Technology and Services at The AES Corporation. She is responsible for IT, cyber security, insurance programs and distributed energy resources to include energy storage and solar. Ms. Hackenson is a board member of several AES companies in the U.S., Columbia and Chile. She has over 30 years of experience leading technology operations and initiatives across large-scale, complex organizations
Ms. Hackenson is the former Senior Vice President and CIO at Alcatel-Lucent. Prior to joining Alcatel-Lucent in April of 2006, she held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for MCI.
In 2014, Ms. Hackenson was inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame and her team has won numerous IT and cyber security awards. Her corporate tenure has spanned several Fortune 100 companies including British Telecom (Concert), AOL (UUNET) and EDS.
Ms. Hackenson earned her degree from New York State University. She is a Strategic Advisor to the Paladin Group and a board member of the Greater Washington Board of Trade.