Meet Elissa Ouyang


Elissa Ouyang

California Water

Chief Procurement Officer


Elissa Y. Ouyang is Chief Procurement & Lead Continuous Improvement Officer of the California Water Service Group. Formerly, she was Interim Procurement Director (2013-2016), Acting District Manager - Los Altos (2013), Interim Vice President of Information Technology (2012-2013), Director of Information Technology - Architecture and Security (2008-2012), Business Application Manager (2003-2007) and Project Lead/Senior Developer (2001-2003). Elissa has held various business consulting positions at KPMG Consulting/BearingPoint (1998-2001), and RR Donnelley (1996-1998).

  • Effective leader with excellent track record delivering results under challenging situations. 
  • Exceptional management skills to build teams, motivate employees, and optimize performance. 
  • 22 years of experience in various business functions including 15 years of management experience in strategic planning, business process improvement, IT project management, supply chain management and field operation.