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Paul Smith, Global Director of Research & Strategy, Nozomi Network


Paul Smith is Nozomi Network’s Global Director of Research and Strategy and is regarded as a subject matter expert in industrial control systems, cybersecurity technologies and AI-enabled anomaly detection methodologies. Paul has worked globally with some of the world’s largest government contractors, energy companies and municipalities to develop cybersecurity products and solution deployment strategies.

Paul has direct technology development and integration experience working with DCS, SCADA, HMI, Microcontrollers, CM DB, SIEM and Firewall technologies. Paul is certified as a 4th Class Power Engineer, allowing him to work at the field / plant level of some of the world’s most advanced upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas facilities.

Paul studied Avionics Engineering and Power Engineering at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) and obtained his degree in Computer Science from the University of Calgary.