Invited Innovator Joan Knight

Joan Knight is Exelon Generation’s Innovation Director, responsible for leading innovation throughout the nuclear business and with key external partners. She also created the Digital Plant Innovation Team, which seeks out innovative technologies to support the competitiveness of nuclear power plants by improving productivity and decreasing costs.

She has more than 25 years of experience in the nuclear industry. Prior to her current role, she was a chemistry manager and site engineering director at Braidwood and Dresden Nuclear Power Plants.

Knight is also a Certified Innovation Mentor from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. She also has PWR and BWR SRO certifications.

Joan Knight
Innovation Director

Exelon Generation