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.