Mark Rothleder is the senior vice president and Chief Operating Officer at the California Independent System Operator (ISO), leading a multi-divisional management team that integrates market policy, planning, operations, technology and program management. Mr. Rothleder previously served as the vice president of Market Policy and Performance, executive director of Market Analysis and Development, principal market developer, and director of Market Operations. As a member of the original start-up team in 1997, Mr. Rothleder is now the longest serving ISO employee. Mr. Rothleder is a registered Professional Electrical Engineer in the state of California, and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the California State University, Sacramento. He has completed post-graduate coursework in Power System Engineering from Santa Clara University, and earned a Master’s in Science in Information Systems from the University of Phoenix.