The Speakers

Tom Craven


New Directions

Tom is the VP of Product Strategy at RRAMAC Connected Systems, a Software as a Service (SaaS) company that provides remote monitoring, analytics, and mobile apps for industrial equipment for the past 14 years.  Tom has both hands on technical experience and  commercial expertise across many industrial markets.  He has spoken at numerous conferences on predictive maintenance, cybersecurity, IIoT, and  Industry 4.0.

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Peter Boyle

Peter has more than 35 years of experience and has participated in the evolution of SCADA, from early RSX-11M+ systems with dedicated 32-bit serial protocols through to the latest Windows-based and web-based systems using IP-based communications.

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Marcia Gadbois

GM and President


Marcia Gadbois is the president and general manager of ADISRA. Prior to joining ADISRA, Marcia was the President of InduSoft, which was acquired by Invensys. In the past, Marcia held a number of high-tech senior management positions in the area of business development, strategy, competitive intelligence, marketing, and sales. Marcia has more than 34 years’ experience in the software industry in diverse technology areas.

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Andrew Erickson

Application Engineer

DPS Telecom

Andrew has 14 years of experience in the remote-monitoring-and-control industry. In that time, he has designed hundreds of systems, giving companies and government agencies excellent situational awareness of their mission-critical remote infrastructure. Experience serving telcos, power utilities, railways, public-safety agencies, government, and military has given Andrew a broad perspective about what works and what doesn't - and how these rules have and continue to evolve. 

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Michael Rothschild

Senior Director of OT Solutions


With more than 20 years of security experience, Michael is the Senior Director of OT solutions at Tenable. He is a past professor of marketing and has published a number of works on the topic. He currently occupies an advisory board seat at Rutgers

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Mark Baggett

VP of Industrial Control Systems

Mission Secure, Inc.

With 25 years of experience, Mark’s an industry veteran and industrial control systems (ICS) expert. His expertise stems from the energy sector where Mark has designed, engineered, and implemented control systems for the industry’s most prominent players, including BP, Total, Shell, Exxon, and ConocoPhillips. Mark’s experience spans the globe with ICS projects across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America. As VP of ICS, Mark leverages his expertise to help operations assess current systems, providing guidance and recommendations to mitigate cyber risks and implement a secure cyber architecture. Mark’s managed cybersecurity projects for oil rigs, refineries, pipelines, manufacturing plants, and chemical facilities.

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Tisha Hayes

Senior Engineer • 4RF

Tisha has extensive experience in process control engineering in the petrochemical industry, as well as instrumentation and control engineering experience in the petrochemical and utilities industry. Other areas of expertise include telecommunications facilities management in the CLEC/ IXC industry, communications engineering, RFI/ EMI compliance and FCC type acceptance and product certification in the electronic manufacturing industry Water, Wastewater, Electric utility control systems design.

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Sandro Esposito

VP Sales & Marketing

SignalFire Wireless

Sandro Esposito serves as VP Sales & Marketing for SignalFire Telemetry Inc, with responsibilities for managing the portfolio and commercialization of the company’s wireless telemetry solutions.  In addition to possessing more than 24 years of experience in the process control and automation industry, he holds six patents and has published 12 papers related to industrial controls and smart technologies.  A graduate of College Ahuntsic in Montreal, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in electrical and instrumentation engineering and is actively involved in the International Society of Automation.

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Khaled Darwish

Senior Telecoms Engineer

AI Ain Distribution Company

“Khalid Darwish is the Sr. SCADA Telecom Engineer at Al Ain Distribution Company, one of the electricity and water distribution utility in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in UAE. He worked in electricity utilities sector for 17 years in the design, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of controllers and communication systems.

Mr. Darwish holds professional certificates in cyber security, IT Networks, and Project management. His research interests are SCADA and ICT, smart grid, and industrial cyber security. He published several papers and also participated in international conference as a speaker in the area of process automation, communication, smart grid, and industrial cyber security. He is a member of Cigre’ telecom workgroups. He is also certified member of UK Engineering Council and member of the IET.

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Stan Pietrowicz

Research Director, Applied Cybersecurity & Network Modernization

Perspecta Labs

Mr. Stan Pietrowicz, CISSP is research director of the applied cybersecurity and network modernization department at Perspecta Labs. He is responsible for commercial cybersecurity programs and research in control system cyber integrity and embedded system cyber vulnerability analysis, which advance both the science and practice of cybersecurity across diverse markets and industries.

He has 30 years of combined experience in smart energy, intelligent transportation and communications. A trusted advisor to major utilities, he pioneered the 4-Quadrant™ security assessment approach that has been adopted by the utility and transportation sectors.

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