International Society of Automation (ISA)
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Marty Edwards, a globally recognized industrial control systems cybersecurity expert and speaker, serves as Director of Strategic Initiatives for ISA (www.isa.org) and Managing Director of the Automation Federation. (www.automationfederation.org) Prior to joining ISA in mid-2017, Edwards—a 25-year industry veteran—was the longest-serving Director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT). Edwards holds a diploma of technology in Process Control and Industrial Automation (Magna cum Laude) from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), and in 2015 received the institute’s Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2016, Edwards was recognized by FCW in its “Federal 100 Awards” as being one of the top IT professionals in the U.S. federal government.