Co-chair, Innovation and Capital Task Force Senior Vice President, Grid Solutions, Duke Energy
Lee Mazzocchi is senior vice president Grid Solutions for Duke Energy, where he leads the company’s strategy and program management for regulated electric transmission and distribution investments.
Mazzocchi has more than 30 years of experience in the electric utility industry, spanning a variety of utility functions, including: transmission, distribution, customer service, supply chain, nuclear construction, technology and innovation, sustainability, enterprise asset management, and merger integration. He formerly served as Duke Energy’s chief integration and innovation officer from 2012 to 2014, Progress Energy’s vice president of supply chain and chief procurement officer from 2009 to 2012 and vice president of electric power distribution from 2006 to 2009.
A native of Cary, N.C., Mazzocchi earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from North Carolina State University. He completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He is, past chair for the American Red Cross – Triangle Chapter, past chair for the American Heart Association – Greater Charlotte Heart Walk, past chair for College Relations committee of the N.C. State Engineering Foundation Board, founding board member and secretary/treasurer for the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, and executive committee member for the E4Carolinas Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Edison Institute for Electric Innovation Strategy Committee, Edison Electric Institute Grid Advisory Committee, Association of Edison Illuminating Companies Board of Directors, and the Electric Power Research Institute Research Advisory Committee.
Mazzocchi and his wife, Julie, live in Concord, NC and have two sons.
Duke Energy Corporation is headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. Its Electric Utilities and Infrastructure business unit serves approximately 7.5 million retail electric customers in six states in the Southeast and Midwest, representing a population of approximately 24 million people. The company’s Gas Utilities and Infrastructure business unit distributes natural gas to approximately 1.6 million customers in the Carolinas, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Its Commercial Renewables business unit operates a growing renewable energy portfolio across the United States. Duke Energy is a Fortune 125 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about the company is available at duke-energy.com.