Bob Lockhart is the VP of Cybersecurity, Technology and Research for UTC. He has seven years of experience in electricity grid cybersecurity, with 25 years of total experience in information security. He was previously Navigant’s research director of transmission, distribution, smart metering, demand response, home energy, software, telecommunications, data analytics, and cybersecurity. His research areas of expertise include industrial control systems security, smart meter security, meter data management, distribution automation, energy storage and cloud computing. Before becoming a market researcher, Bob had a 31-year career in IT outsourcing with EDS.