Oded J. Rhone

Vice President, Strategic Planning

Oded J. Rhone is vice president of strategic planning at Edison International.  He focuses on developing new growth opportunities for the company, currently concentrating on the solar generation segment by establishing a platform to serve commercial and industrial customers.

Previously, Rhone was vice president of development at Edison Mission Energy (EME), 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, including all work with EME joint-development partners and internal EME teams.

Rhone joined Edison Capital, an Edison International affiliate, in 1990, working in a variety of areas including affordable housing, project finance and leasing operations.  Rhone then headed Edison Capital’s office in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for the company’s activities in Latin America.

Rhone 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. 

Rhone 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.

Oded J. Rhone