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Sam Chanoski

Director of Intelligence
Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center
North American Reliability Council

Sam Chanoski is the Director of Intelligence at the Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center (E-ISAC), where he works with government and private sector organizations to share and all-source intelligence in the context of the electric sector, develop mitigation strategies for significant grid threats, and provide technical and business context to E-ISAC’s activities.

Before joining the E-ISAC, Sam led NERC’s Bulk Power System Awareness and Event Analysis teams. Prior to coming to NERC, Sam worked for several years with investor-owned utilities in real-time operations and maintenance roles.

Sam’s academic background is in computer science and operations research, with graduate degrees in business, engineering, and information security as a complement to more than 15 years of military reserve service, providing intelligence support to defensive cyber operations. His professional interests include real-time transmission and distribution operations, organizational behavior, control systems cybersecurity, and emergency management and resilience.