Joe is an industry expert on control systems and electronic security of control systems, with more than 40 years of experience in the energy industry. He spent more than 14 years at the Electric Power Research Institute where he led a variety of programs including the Nuclear Plant Instrumentation and Diagnostics Program, the Fossil Plant Instrumentation & Controls Program, the Y2K Embedded Systems Program, and the cyber security for digital control systems. As Technical Manager, Enterprise Infrastructure Security Program, he provided technical and outreach leadership for the energy industry’s critical infrastructure protection program. Joe serves as a member of numerous organizations related to control system security, including the North American Electric Reliability Corporation Control Systems Security Working Group, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Committee 57 Working Group 15 - Data and Communication Security, the Process Controls Security Requirements Forum, and CIGRÉ WG D2.22 - Treatment of Information Security for Electric Power Utilities. He served as the Task Force Lead for review of information security impacts on IEEE standards. He is also a Director on ISA’s Standards and Practices Board.
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