President and COO, AEP Ohio

Raja Sundararajan is president and chief operating officer for AEP Ohio and is responsible for all aspects of electric service for AEP Ohio’s 1.5 million customers.

Sundararajan has held several leadership positions since joining AEP in 2002. He served as vice president – Regulatory Services, leading AEP’s regulatory activities before 11 state regulatory commissions and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). He was also vice president – Transmission Asset Strategy and Policy; managing director – Transmission Business Strategy; managing director of Market Risk; and has held management positions in Treasury and Corporate Finance at AEP.

Sundararajan has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India. He also has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Maryland, a master's degree in business administration (MBA) from the University of Michigan and he completed the Executive MBA program at the University of Virginia. He is a member of the Columbus Zoo Board of Directors.