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Joseph Santamaria Biography

Joseph Santamaria is Chief Information Office and Vice President of Information Technology for PSEG Services Corporation. He is responsible for leading, directing, planning and managing all activities relating to the company’s information technology needs and for ensuring innovative, reliable, timely, cost-effective, and secure delivery of information technology to all areas of PSEG.

Santamaria previously served as CIO at UIL Holdings Corporation, an electric and gas utility in New England. While at UIL, he successfully integrated IT activities of a major acquisition, incorporated SCADA support into IT, established a best-in-class cyber security framework, and led the company to receive the 2011 SAP Best Run Utility Award for excellence in business transformation.

Prior to his role at UIL, Santamaria worked at Pitney Bowes in several capacities, including global Vice President for enterprise business applications. Previously, he was a Principal Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, managing commercial and delivery aspects of multiple business transformation projects.

With 15 years of experience in global Fortune 500 companies and an extensive technology background, Santamaria has successfully managed business process transformation, strategic planning, and enterprise application development.

Santamaria has a master’s of business administration degree from ESADE, in Barcelona, Spain; and a master’s of science in applied and industrial physics from the University of Barcelona, Spain.