VP, Cybersecurity & Technology Research
Utilities Technology Council
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 cybersecurity, IT/OT convergence, and shared asset initiatives, plus all of UTC’s research activities. Mr. Lockhart has ten years’ experience in control systems cybersecurity, with 25 years’ total experience in information security. He was previously Navigant’s Research Director for cybersecurity, transmission, distribution, smart metering, demand response, home energy, software, telecommunications, and data analytics. Before joining the utility industry, Mr. Lockhart had a 30-year career in IT outsourcing with EDS. He has held a current CISSP certification since 2002.