Chairman, President, and CEO, Duke Energy Corporation; Trustee, The Aspen Institute
James E. Rogers is chairman, president, and CEO of Duke Energy. He has nearly 25 years of experience as a CEO in the electric utility industry, during which he has delivered an average total shareholder return of more than 12 percent per year by focusing on stakeholders and finding business solutions to environmental challenges. Rogers has served more than 50 cumulative years on the boards of directors of eight Fortune 500 companies. In 2012, he assumed the chairmanship of the Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership.