Speaker's Biography:

Aris Candris
President and CEO, Westinghouse Electric Company

Aris Candris is President and CEO of Westinghouse Electric Company, a position he has held since 2008. He was previously senior vice president of Westinghouse's nuclear services business unit, then its nuclear fuel unit. He began his Westinghouse career in 1975 as a senior engineer in the former Advanced Reactor Division. Candris serves on the board of trustees for Transylvania University and the Advisory Board of the Carnegie Institute of Technology, and he is on the board of directors for the Nuclear Energy Institute and The World Nuclear Association. Candris received a bachelor's degree from Kentucky's Transylvania University and a master's degree and a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.