Daryl Brown is the executive director of external affairs south region for the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO). In this role, he is the organization’s primary internal and external leader for south regional operations, customer management and government relations. He will oversee the south regional customer integration efforts focusing on extending and protecting the value of the organization. Brown is also a member of MISO’s executive team.
Previously, Brown was the director of innovation/utility at Hitachi Global Social Innovation Business, where he was responsible for delivering multi-pronged solutions with creative and innovative applications of a broad set of business and technology skills that solve customer challenges.
Prior to Hitachi Global Social Innovation Business, he was the director of innovation/utility at Current Powered by GE. In this role, he was responsible for supporting the utility segments in North America and Canada from an implementation/ business development phase of Intelligent Cities Solutions.
Brown also previously served as vice president at Southern Company with 23 years of utility experience. While at Southern, he led employees in the provision of marketing, customer service, engineering, distribution and economic development needs for both Mississippi Power Company and Georgia Power Company.
Brown earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Mississippi State University and served in both the Army National Guard and Army Reserve for 17 years before being honorably discharged as a Major.