Anterix Appoints Yazdi to Board of Directors
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | Comments

Anterix appointed Mahvash Yazdi to its board of directors as an independent director, effective February 18.

Yazdi brings a broad range of experiences to the Anterix board within the utility sector, IT and telecommunications. With more than 40 years of experience, Yazdi is a nationally recognized expert in corporate IT and has served on the boards of multiple technology companies. She currently is the president of Feasible Management Consulting, a strategy consulting firm specializing in energy, innovation, technology and telecommunications.

She is the former senior vice president of business integration and chief information officer (CIO) of Edison International and Southern California Edison. She was also the co-chair of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) CIO advisory council, where she led industry activities in cybersecurity, telecommunications and privacy challenges. Prior to that, Yazdi held various roles at Hughes Electronics, and was appointed the vice president, CIO and a member of the aerospace and defense executive committee engaged in business transformation and mergers and acquisition activities.

"We are pleased to add Mahvash to the Anterix board," said Anterix Chairman Morgan O'Brien. "Her experience with emerging technology in the energy sector is a perfect complement to Anterix's mission of providing private LTE communications networks as part of the digital transformation currently taking place through the utility sector's grid modernization efforts."

Yazdi serves as a member of the board of NorthWestern Corporation, where she is the chair of its compensation committee. She is also serving as an advisor to H.I.G Capital, Infosys and Energy Capital Ventures.

"I'm excited to join the board of directors of Anterix during this transformative time for the company and the utility sector," said Yazdi. "As Anterix continues to build momentum, I look forward to helping bring the benefits of private LTE to the utility space."

Yazdi holds a master’s of business administration (MBA) from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s of science in industrial management from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Yazdi is certified by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as a corporate director and governance fellow.

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