"Leaders are both born and are made"

- Tom Fanning, Southern Company

“Leaders are both born and are made,” shared Tom Fanning Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO from his Atlanta office last month. “I have this personal belief that we got to have this burning desire to make today better than yesterday and tomorrow better than today.” Leading the second largest utility company in the U.S., the CEO spoke with Zpryme about recent hurricanes — Harvey, Irma, and Maria — described the threat of cyber and physical terrorism to electrical infrastructure, and his destined mark in energy. From quoting The Art of War by Sun Tzu to his take on the current state of energy policy, learn more about a leader that makes national security priority one. Join Mr. Fanning and the Class of ETS18 (www.ets18.co) in Austin, Texas from March 26 to 29 as they debate the state and future of energy. Made possible by Oracle Utilities, ETS Profiles is the latest in a thought leadership series from Zpryme covering the curious and brilliant minds of energy.