Marks 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.
Routinely invited to speak on ICS cybersecurity, Mark most recently presented at the American Petroleum Institute’s 14th Annual Cybersecurity Conference for the Oil & Natural Gas Industry and is scheduled to present in and co-chair the cybersecurity session at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ 2020 Spring Meeting and 16th Global Congress on Process Safety. Previous speaking engagements include presenting at a U.S. Homeland Security/FBI joint taskforce meeting and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG). Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and frequently teaches control system training courses at San Jacinto College located in Pasadena and Houston, Texas.