Bob Lockhart is the Utilities Technology Council’s Vice President of Cybersecurity, Technology, and Research. In that role he manages the association’s programs of work for IT/OT convergence and technology initiatives, plus all of UTC’s market research activities. Mr. Lockhart has eight years’ experience in control systems cybersecurity, with over 25 years’ total experience in information security. He was previously Navigant’s Research Director for transmission, distribution, smart metering, demand response, home energy, software, telecommunications, data analytics, and cybersecurity. Before becoming a market researcher, Mr. Lockhart had a 31-year career in IT outsourcing with EDS. He has held a current CISSP certification since 2002.