Jerome Farquharson

Panelist - Cybersecurity

Jerome is the senior managing director of the Governance, Risk & Compliance practice at 1898 & Co., a part of Burns & McDonnell. He leads with a multi-disciplined background of cyber and physical security, information systems and business advisory consulting. Jerome has provided technology-oriented advisement for numerous Fortunes 500 companies across the nation and possesses cross-industry expertise. He possesses a unique blend of technical, business and project management skills to effectively provide value to diverse client and industry verticals. Jerome is an innovative technology Executive and Consultant with an entrepreneurial flair and a multi-disciplinary background encompassing highly complex areas such as cyber security, physical security, infrastructure protection, regulatory compliance, strategic business advisory, and information systems management.

As the leader of Governance, Risk and Compliance practice at 1898 & Co., Jerome has unique ability to leverage both a technical and consulting background to take a 360-degree approach to the deployment of technology solutions to manage risk and drive profitability in highly competitive markets.. He has presented educational papers at numerous industry conferences and forums to address transmission and generation operational compliance issues. He has performed numerous compliance audits for large investor owned utilities to determine the level of regulatory exposure and define mitigation strategies to minimize penalty. Jerome is actively involved with several NERC subcommittees and regional Information Systems Audit and Control Associations. His initiatives have helped define security, regulatory compliance and utility technology solutions for critical infrastructure organizations such as electric utilities, government facilities and process industries. Noted as an astute corporate strategist and catalyst for change as a passionate advocate for the application of technology solutions predict and mitigate external threats as an integral aspect of the organizational risk management framework.


Cybersecurity Panel
Parq Salon ABCD
10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM