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Geisha Williams

Former CEO & President at PG&E Corporation; Member Board Of Directors at Siemens Energy, Artera Services & Osmose Utility Services

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Geisha Williams Biography

Geisha Jimenez Williams has more than three decades of experience in the energy industry. She is an independent board member and Chair of Osmose Utility Services, Inc., member of the supervisory board of Siemens Energy, Inc., independent director of Artera Services, LLC and a member of the Global Advisory Board for Salesforce. She also serves on the Bipartisan Policy Center Board of Directors, a think tank in Washington, D.C., focused on advancing policies that matter to American families, is a principal at the American Energy Innovation Council, and is a trustee of her alma mater, the University of Miami.

Williams was formerly Chief Executive Officer and President of PG&E Corporation, one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. She was the first and only Latina CEO of a Fortune 200 company and has been recognized as the highest-ranking Latina leader in business. During her tenure at PG&E, the company became a leader in renewables integration, grid modernization and smart grid technologies. Under her leadership, the company delivered nearly 80% greenhouse gas free electricity to 16 million people in northern and central California, and the best electric reliability in company history. Her focus on safety culture and engaged employees led to best ever industrial safety performance. She also championed energy efficiency, digitization and an all company focus on customer experience. As a result, PG&E achieved its highest levels of customer satisfaction and was rated best overall electric provider by national customers during her tenure.

Prior to joining PG&E in 2007, Williams worked for over two decades at Florida Power and Light Company, where she was Vice President of Power Systems. She held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in FPL’s customer service, marketing, external affairs and electric operations. Her crisis leadership skills were forged in Florida, where she led the historic electric restoration and recovery from seven hurricanes over a 15-month period in 2004 and 2005.

Williams was previously on the Boards of Directors of PG&E Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO). At EEI, she also served on the Executive Committee and was the CEO co-Chair of the Customer Energy Solutions Policy Committee. In addition, she was the former Chair of the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD), on the Advisory Board for the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing and Trustee of the California Academy of Sciences.

Williams earned her bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Miami and holds a master’s degree in business administration from Nova Southeastern University. Williams lives in South Florida with her family.

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  • How do I book Geisha Williams to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Geisha Williams for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Geisha Williams, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Geisha Williams or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Geisha Williams

    Speaking fees for Geisha Williams, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Geisha Williams are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and $20,000 - $30,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Geisha Williams, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Geisha Williams speak about?

  • Where does Geisha Williams travel from?

    Geisha Williams generally travels from Florida, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Geisha Williams’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Geisha Williams for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Geisha Williams for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Geisha Williams or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Former CEO & President at PG&E Corporation; Member Board Of Directors at Siemens Energy, Artera Services & Osmose Utility Services

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Geisha Williams Biography

Geisha Jimenez Williams has more than three decades of experience in the energy industry. She is an independent board member and Chair of Osmose Utility Services, Inc., member of the supervisory board of Siemens Energy, Inc., independent director of Artera Services, LLC and a member of the Global Advisory Board for Salesforce. She also serves on the Bipartisan Policy Center Board of Directors, a think tank in Washington, D.C., focused on advancing policies that matter to American families, is a principal at the American Energy Innovation Council, and is a trustee of her alma mater, the University of Miami.

Williams was formerly Chief Executive Officer and President of PG&E Corporation, one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. She was the first and only Latina CEO of a Fortune 200 company and has been recognized as the highest-ranking Latina leader in business. During her tenure at PG&E, the company became a leader in renewables integration, grid modernization and smart grid technologies. Under her leadership, the company delivered nearly 80% greenhouse gas free electricity to 16 million people in northern and central California, and the best electric reliability in company history. Her focus on safety culture and engaged employees led to best ever industrial safety performance. She also championed energy efficiency, digitization and an all company focus on customer experience. As a result, PG&E achieved its highest levels of customer satisfaction and was rated best overall electric provider by national customers during her tenure.

Prior to joining PG&E in 2007, Williams worked for over two decades at Florida Power and Light Company, where she was Vice President of Power Systems. She held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in FPL’s customer service, marketing, external affairs and electric operations. Her crisis leadership skills were forged in Florida, where she led the historic electric restoration and recovery from seven hurricanes over a 15-month period in 2004 and 2005.

Williams was previously on the Boards of Directors of PG&E Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO). At EEI, she also served on the Executive Committee and was the CEO co-Chair of the Customer Energy Solutions Policy Committee. In addition, she was the former Chair of the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD), on the Advisory Board for the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing and Trustee of the California Academy of Sciences.

Williams earned her bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Miami and holds a master’s degree in business administration from Nova Southeastern University. Williams lives in South Florida with her family.

Geisha Williams Videos

  • 2022 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit: Keynote Address: Geisha ...
    Keynote address entitled "Scaling Innovation: Unlocking the Next Decade of Energy Breakthroughs" from Geisha Jimenez Williams, ...
  • CEOs Leading with Inclusion and Authenticity | Salesforce - YouTube
    Trailblazing CEO's, Geisha Williams of PG&E, Oscar Munoz of United Airlines, and Jennifer Hyman of Rent the Runway will share how they are ...

FAQs on booking Geisha Williams

  • How do I book Geisha Williams to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Geisha Williams for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Geisha Williams, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Geisha Williams or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Geisha Williams

    Speaking fees for Geisha Williams, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Geisha Williams are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and $20,000 - $30,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Geisha Williams, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Geisha Williams speak about?

  • Where does Geisha Williams travel from?

    Geisha Williams generally travels from Florida, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Geisha Williams’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Geisha Williams for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Geisha Williams for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Geisha Williams or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Geisha Williams is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Geisha Williams for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Geisha Williams generally travels from FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sylvia Acevedo, Erica Dhawan, Randi Zuckerberg, Anna Maria Chávez and Amy Myers Jaffe. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Geisha Williams for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Geisha Williams Speaker Videos

  • 2022 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit: Keynote Address: Geisha ...
    Keynote address entitled "Scaling Innovation: Unlocking the Next Decade of Energy Breakthroughs" from Geisha Jimenez Williams, ...
    CEOs Leading with Inclusion and Authenticity | Salesforce - YouTube
    Trailblazing CEO's, Geisha Williams of PG&E, Oscar Munoz of United Airlines, and Jennifer Hyman of Rent the Runway will share how they are ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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