Marty Edwards

Marty Edwards

Managing Director

Automation Federation

Marty is a globally recognized industrial control systems cybersecurity expert and speaker.  He serves as Managing Director of the Automation Federation, an association of non-profit member organizations dedicated to fostering economic growth and manufacturing innovation by helping industry harness the immense capabilities and potential of automation technologies and applications.  Prior to joining the Automation Federation in mid-2017, Marty - a 25-year industry veteran - was the longest-serving Director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT).  Under his leadership the ICS-CERT was awarded the 2013 SC Magazine Security Team of the Year award and was named as a finalist in the Community Awareness category in the 2015 Government Information Security Leadership Awards.  Marty also served as a program manager focused on control systems security at the Idaho National Laboratory, and has held a variety of roles in the instrumentation and automation fields.  In 2016, he was recognized by FCW in its “Federal 100 Awards” as being one of the top IT professionals in the U.S. federal government.