Vice President, Technology Operations and Infrastructure Management
Ben Gordon is vice president of technology operations and infrastructure management for Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), Sempra Energy’s regulated California utilities. Gordon provides strategic counsel to the senior management team and is responsible for developing and overseeing the execution of technology operations and long-term IT infrastructure plans. He works to optimize performance and decrease enterprise risk across the company’s technology networks, data centers and end-use devices.
Gordon joined SoCalGas and SDG&E in August 2018. Previously, he was vice president of technology for Molina Healthcare in Long Beach, Calif. In that role, he led technology operations, which included the creation and execution of a modernization program for the company’s technology platforms, implementation of cloud-platform technologies and consolidating technology infrastructure to more efficiently run the company’s call centers and critical applications.
Prior to that, Gordon served as chief technology officer for Three Dimensional Resource Planning, a technology solutions and services company in Scottsdale, Arizona. Gordon held several management positions at Apollo Education Group – a provider of higher-education programs – including vice president of engineering.
Gordon has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Northern Arizona University and a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Florida.