Brad Bouillon, California Independent System Operator

Brad Bouillon is the Director of Operations Policy and Analytics at the California Independent System Operator (CAISO). During Bouillon’s 25 years at CAISO, he has worked as a Settlements Manager, managed the Reliability Must Run (RMR) Contract Settlement group, managed the Settlements Design group and worked as a Manager in the Market Quality group. Bouillon has also managed the Day-Ahead Market, Interchange Scheduling and Outage Coordination departments. In his current role, his team is responsible for gas and electric coordination, supporting new policy and new market products affecting the CAISO’s Real-Time Operators as well as supporting state, regional, national, and international operations-related policy. His team also manages performance and statistical analysis relating to operations event response optimization, including root cause analysis and predictive analytics. Bouillon has a BS degree in Accounting, as well as an MBA in Management, an MS in Computer Information Systems, an Advanced Masters Certificate in Applied Project Management, and a Masters Certificate in Data Analytics.

Tell us about your role at CAISO, and how it relates to G-PST.

One of my roles at the CAISO involves collecting international “best practices”, as well as sharing my company’s best practices with others. My team and I hav