Walter Alvarado is vice president of system and transmission operations for Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. He has responsibility for transmission planning, system operations, transmission operations and transmission project development for 3.6 million customers. Before assuming his current position in 2016, he served as vice president, Staten Island electric operations. Alvarado has held numerous other positions since joining the utility as a management intern in 1992. He holds a master’s degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from New York University Polytechnic.