Paul J. De Martini, 2009 Honoree

Vice president, advanced technology
Southern California Edison
Rosemead, , Calif.
First job:
"When I was in high school, selling hot dogs in the stands during San Francisco Giants baseball games at Candlestick Park."
People you'd invite to your dream dinner party:
Vinod Khosla, Peter Schwartz, Richard Branson and Dianne Feinstein
Your recreational best:
"Scored 27 goals in 16 semi-pro soccer games in a single season."
What's in your MP3 player?
Favorite movie:
Finding Forrester
Leadership philosophy in a nutshell:
"To laugh often, to give my best and find the best in others, to help others to achieve their dreams, to win the respect of intelligent people, to earn the appreciation of critics, to value excellence and to leave the world a bit better (based on the poe
Energy-saving initiative:
"Edison SmartConnect is a $1.7 billion system of electronic meters with embedded two-way communications and a suite of new business applications that will enable customers to monitor energy consumption just as they might monitor gas mileage. SCE's ?smart
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