Full Name
Wayne Chatterton
Job Title
Director Strategy
Speaker Bio
Wayne J Chatterton, Ph.D completed all of his degrees at the University of Toronto in Canada - B.Sc. 1985 (Organic Chemistry), M.Sc. 1987 (Organometallic Chemistry), and Ph.D 1990 (Silicone Chemistry). He spent 16 years in various roles at Dow Corning Corporation including the leader of the Cable Restoration team for 15 years. Wayne is a silicone chemist with expertise in fluids, siloxanes and silicone rubber. He has studied the fundamental interactions between silicone injection fluids and cable insulations. Wayne spent his entire Dow Corning career in the Electrical Industry. He is an expert on transformer fluids, rubber insulators and injection grade fluids. In 2006 he joined UtilX/Novinium Corporation as Director of Technology and then VP of Strategy. In 2022 Southwire acquired Novinium and Wayne is now the Director of Strategy for Southwire Services. These roles have allowed him a more direct interaction on the research of chemical cable rejuvenation fluids. Wayne holds numerous US and international patents on cable restoration and is the author of a number of papers on cable restoration and related technologies.

Wayne is a Senior Member of IEEE Power Engineering Society and the Insulated Conductors Committee. He is a long-standing member of ASTM committees D9 and D27(Past Chairman of D27-02). He has been a long-time member of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Wayne Chatterton