Interviewed by: Jean Ellen Cowgill, President, Atlantic Media Strategies
Since becoming President and CEO of NRG Energy in 2003, David has led its transformation from a regional wholesale generation business to a national, Fortune 250 diversified energy company. NRG is the nation's largest competitive power generator, with enough generating capacity to power nearly 1/3 of the U.S. population. The company is also a major competitive energy retailer that serves nearly 3 million recurring retail customers (principally through NRG Home Retail) and is one of the country's largest owners and operators of solar power facilities.
Jean Ellen Cowgill
Jean Ellen Cowgill leads Atlantic Media’s in-house creative agency, Atlantic Media Strategies. Previously, she ran Atlantic Media’s corporate strategy and business development projects, crafting the business models for new ventures and helping Atlantic Media’s brands build long-term plans for growth. Prior to joining the company, Jean Ellen was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. Jean Ellen graduated as valedictorian of Dartmouth College.