Oded J. Rhone
Chief Executive Officer
Oded J. Rhone is Chief Executive Officer for Edison Energy. His leadership and vision guide the organization to focus on helping market leaders quantify their energy risk, designing portfolio solutions to protect and enhance their shareholder value in a dynamic environment of technology advances, new product offerings and complex energy policies.
Prior to being appointed CEO, Oded was Vice President of M&A and Corporate Development at Edison International where he led development of new growth opportunities for the company. Previously, he was Vice President of development at Edison Mission Energy, at the time a subsidiary of Edison International, where he focused on the development of renewable energy projects. In that role, he was responsible for overseeing the company’s wind energy development program.
Oded joined Edison Capital, an Edison International affiliate, in 1990, working in a variety of areas including affordable housing, project finance and leasing operations. Oded then headed Edison Capital’s office in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for the company’s activities in Latin America.
Oded also worked at Washington, D.C.-based Emerging Markets Partnership, where he originated, executed and oversaw private equity investments in Latin America and Central Europe. Rhone’s investment activities were in infrastructure companies and projects, where he executed transactions in the energy, natural resources and telecommunications sectors.
Oded holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, summa cum laude, from the University of California – Los Angeles, where he also earned an MBA in finance.