Based in New Yorks Capital Region, the NYISO is a not-for-profit company governed by a 10-member independent Board of Directors. Participants and stakeholders in New Yorks electricity markets play a significant role in the NYISOs unique shared governance system. The NYISO employs over 400 people and occupies two locations in the Albany area. Given the technical complexity of the NYISOs mission, over a quarter of the companys staff are devoted to the development and support of information technology. The company has a diverse and engaged workforce, and has been recognized as a top employer in the region.