Snohomish County PUD has named Benjamin Beberness as its new chief information officer. He will start work at the District on February 28, 2011. In the position, Beberness will direct the PUD’s information technology area. His appointment follows an extensive candidate search by the PUD.
Beberness has more than 20 years of information technology experience, most recently as director of delivery services for PacifiCorp in Portland, Oregon. He has extensive experience managing a broad range of technology issues including nine years in large scale management roles. His background also includes work for Williams Gas Pipeline in Houston, Texas, and the Deloitte and Touche Consulting Group.
“We’re very fortunate to bring Benjamin to the PUD to lead our IT team,” said General Manager Steve Klein “His strong background in information technology systems and demonstrated success in directing large scale efforts will prove valuable as our utility continues to face rapid change that demands sophisticated technology systems.”
Beberness holds a bachelor’s of science degree in computer science from Portland State University.