Data Center World 2022
Alise Porto, VP of Sustainability and Strategic Initiatives, Switch
Alise Porto joined the Switch team in 2015 and has held several key senior management roles, currently serving as Vice President of Sustainability & Strategic Initiatives. As an invaluable member of the Sustainability Team, she is responsible for the oversight of Switch’s environmental, social and governance initiatives (ESG), and is responsible for implementing sustainable energy and resource management strategies that align with the company’s overall policies and goals of being environmentally and socially sustainable, in partnership with the Policy team. In addition, she leads Switch’s energy procurement strategy, and energy resources, including Switch’s retail electric provider activities in Texas and various resource management initiatives. She similarly leads the development and execution of special projects associated with business development and innovative sustainable water resource management. Alise also co-leads the Switch Newsroom team that is responsible for public relations, corporate communications and corporate events and represents the companies interests at the Nevada Legislature. Alise received her degree from University of Nevada Las Vegas and completed the University of California Berkeley Sustainable Capitalism & ESG program. She is native to Nevada, loves spending time with her family, coaching her children’s sport’s teams, cooking and traveling.