Events and Awards

2020 Engineering Leader Under 40: Ron Brash, 31

Director of Cyber Security Insights, Verve Industrial Protection, Florissant, Mo., AS Information Technology & Applied Systems, Vancouver Island University, BS Technology, Security & Network Administration, British Columbia Institute of Technology, MS Computer Science, Concordia University

By Amanda Pelliccione September 17, 2020
Ron Brash, 31, Director of Cyber Security Insights, Verve Industrial Protection, Florissant, Mo., AS Information Technology & Applied Systems, Vancouver Island University, BS Technology, Security & Network Administration, British Columbia Institute of Technology, MS Computer Science, Concordia University

Ron Brash, 31
Director of Cyber Security Insights
Verve Industrial Protection
Florissant, Mo.
AS Information Technology & Applied Systems, Vancouver Island University
BS Technology, Security & Network Administration, British Columbia Institute of Technology
MS Computer Science, Concordia University

Ron is an experienced technology consultant and seasoned cybersecurity specialist with deep expertise in critical systems, network security, deep packet inspection, IoT/cloud dashboard, data analytics and secure embedded software development. He leads Verve’s research on vulnerabilities, cyber risk and firmware in OT/critical infrastructure. Ron’s insights and analysis help inform the company’s technology and product direction, and provide valuable guidance in client engagements. His experience in the industrial industry has led to his recent nomination as Vice President of the International Society of Automation (ISA) Montreal, a nonprofit setting the standard for automation globally.

Fun fact: Prior to pursuing a career in industrial cybersecurity, Ron was a professional wakeboarder.


Amanda Pelliccione
Author Bio: Amanda is the Research Director and Project Manager of Awards Programs for CFE Media and its publications.