Biography of Josh Axelrod
Cybersecurity Practice Leader for the Power and Utilities Sector at EY
Focusing on the needs of the business, security and operations, Mr. Axelrod aids the Power and Utilities Sector to structure its policies, processes, procedures, operational technology, informational technology as well as physical security infrastructure and programs. His efforts enhance business efficiency, regulatory compliance, situational awareness, and overall security in the dynamic environment facing the sector.
Mr. Axelrod is a retired United States Naval Submarine Officer with over seventeen years of operational experience in nuclear power generation, electrical distribution, mechanical systems, as well as the industrial control systems associated with operation, supervision and security. Joshua possesses extensive operational experience with respect to generation, transmission, and distribution operations and the security of its supporting infrastructure. This experience is steeped in deep knowledge of nuclear engineering, reactor operations, steam plant operations, transmission and distribution planning, and cybersecurity principles.
Mr. Axelrod has previously served as a Senior Transmission Engineer at PacifiCorp and as the Cybersecurity Audits and Investigations Leader at the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC).