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Brett Carter

Executive vice president and chief customer and innovation officer, Xcel Energy


At Minneapolis-based Xcel, Brett Carter oversees a broad division that is driving customer engagement and organizational innovation; he leads teams focused on marketing, customer service, IT, and brand strategy. Through Carter’s leadership, the company is exploring new ways to empower its customers to have more control over how they use their energy and manage their carbon footprint. These efforts include supporting electric vehicle adoption.

Following the murder of George Floyd, Carter joined Xcel CEO Ben Fowke in a conversation about racial injustice and equity that was shared company-wide.