Susan Barlow is the VP of IT at Clearway Energy Group, where her primary responsibilities including developing and delivering the strategic direction of the company’s overall IT organization. Including assets held through its affiliates, Clearway owns and operates over 8 GW in generation assets across 26 states, including one of the nation’s largest renewable energy fleets with over 6.9 GW in operating solar, wind, and energy storage. Clearway is also one of the country’s largest developers of clean energy projects, and today is advancing a nationwide pipeline of 30 GW. Susan provides oversight of the combined OT/IT team, enterprise architecture, technology supplier management, system and data security, applications, and infrastructure for Clearway’s wind, solar, and storage development business.
Susan is an IT executive with 20 years of experience driving leading IT organizations and driving business process and digital transformation programs. Prior to joining Clearway, she held senior roles within IT at Honeywell. She was critical to developing and executing the SAP deployment roadmap, ultimately creating the single largest instance of SAP worldwide. The process standardization the ERP system enabled along with having a single data repository provided a significant competitive advantage. She held roles spanning all facets of the IT organization, and held rotational assignments in finance, HR, legal, customer and product support, and supply chain. Her passion and success was driven by providing standardized solutions, automating processes, and collecting and connecting data to provide insights to both optimize and monetize the findings.
Susan earned a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Arizona State University.