Vice President, Technology & Strategy
Dirk joined Alliant Energy as Vice President of Technology in May 2016 and became Vice President, Technology and Strategy in 2018. Previously, he served as Chief Information Officer at Seattle City Light since 2012. Other previous positions include: Senior Vice President, Alstom Grid North America; Vice President, Operations Technology, Constellation Energy; as well as leadership roles in two start-ups and consulting positions with Ernst and Young and A.T. Kearney.
Dirk earned a PhD in Computer and Information Science in 1990 from the University of Massachusetts. He also has a master’s degree in industrial psychology from the TU Braunschweig in Germany (English translation: Brunswick Institute of Technology).