Key Executives to participate in a panel discussion on the topic-“Racial awareness and what’s being done to communicate and impact change”.
Director of Consumer Insights and Strategy
Mallom serves as Director of Consumer Insights and Strategy for Turner Sports. Within this role, he is responsible for utilizing relevant data to uncover powerful discovery about consumers, the Aha! moments that inform marketing, business operations, business strategy and acquisitions for the division’s premium sports content across platforms.
VP & CIO
Michael Sullivan is vice president and chief information officer at Southern Company Gas, one of America’s most respected companies and a leading producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy. In his role, Sullivan leads all aspects of the strategic delivery of technologies that support Southern’s gas utilities and related businesses. A highly collaborative business partner, Sullivan focuses on delivering an IT strategy that enables the company to achieve its goals and objectives while aligning with the overall enterprise IT strategy across the Southern Company System.
Sullivan has 33 years of experience in driving transformative technology strategies across complex organizations, including the transmission and distribution businesses of a major regional electric utility. He is highly skilled at strengthening the business through innovation and is deeply experienced in integrating new technologies to streamline processes and improve productivity.
Prior to joining Southern Company, Sullivan served as American Electric Power’s (AEP) director of IT demand management. In this role, he was responsible for the full breadth of IT solutions and drove enterprise planning and the strategic roadmap for the utility’s transmission business. He also established a mobile center of excellence. He previously served as director of AEP’s portfolio management office for the transmission and distribution businesses across multiple geographies.
Before AEP, Sullivan held a number of senior enterprise technology leadership roles at major insurance companies, including Allstate Insurance, Nationwide Insurance and Century Insurance Group. Earlier in his career, he was director of e-business and solution delivery at interactive agency Proxicom Inc.
Sullivan has a deep technical background, having managed $1.9 billion in portfolios, with extensive expertise in IT strategy and project management, solution delivery, application development and technology implementation and operations.
Education and Affiliations
Michael earned his B. S. Degree in Computer Science from Bradley University.
He serves on the Board of TAG (Technology Association of Georgia), TAG D&I, Per Scholas. He is the Executive Sponsor for Southern Company Gas’s African American ERG (Employee Resource Group), Technology EAC (Employee Action Council) as well as the leadership team mentor for the Georgia Power African American ERG. He is a member of GeorgiaCIO, ITSMF (Information Technology Senior Management Forum) and AABE (American Association of Blacks in Energy Atlanta).
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