# Opener

Axio Welcomes Eric Cardwell as Director of Cyber Risk Engineering

Published by Axio

We’re excited to welcome Eric Cardwell to our Axio management team as the Director of Cyber Risk Engineering. He will be responsible for addressing cyber risk requirements for industry clients, identifying government and trade association contracts, and driving innovation in the advancement of security and financial controls across the energy and utilities sector.

Cardwell brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Axio including project management, compliance, cybersecurity, systems support, requirements for security, business solutions and more. He brings exceptional value to our team and we’re excited to have him join.

“Over the course of his career, Eric has established himself as a security, audit, and risk management leader. Eric brings a wealth of hands-on cybersecurity, power and utilities experience to the Axio team including previous roles at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), PwC, and ABB (now Hitachi ABB Power Grids),” said Dave White, Founder and President of Axio.

“Axio360 addresses a massive pain point in cyber risk management by focusing on the financial impact of the risk and helps company executives and board members understand the value of their cybersecurity investments in relation to their overall business objectives,” said Mr. Cardwell. “As the Axio energy sector team lead, I will drive innovative research to scale actionable solutions for utilities and energy firms. I look forward to working closely with this highly-skilled and passionate team.”

Read the full press release here.