Joe McGovern

Alliant Energy

Joe is the Director of Electric Engineering, Planning and Services for Alliant Energy and its wholly-owned utility subsidiaries Interstate Power and Light Company and Wisconsin Power and Light Company. Joe’s organization provides electrical engineering support for the distribution system as well as engineering support for such topics as transmission planning for generation and strategic planning for grid modernization.

He has worked with Alliant Energy and its predecessor companies for 23 years in a variety of utility engineering, operations, and financial roles and even spent a six years as the Chief Operations Officer for Alliant Energy’s non-regulated railroad subsidiary, the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Company.

Joe’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Electric Engineering and a Master of Business Administration degree from Iowa State University.