Andrew Kling

Andrew Kling

VP Cybersecurity, Industry Automation Product Security Officer, Schneider Electric


Andy has over three decades of software development experience, having worked in multiple industries.  He has worked in the R&D organization of Schneider Electric since 2001. Currently, Andy leads the Industry Automation business unit in cybersecurity. At Schneider Electric, Andy has managed many process control engineering teams. As a result of this experience, Andy has ushered the Schneider Electric Development organization to comply with ISA/IEC 62443 standards at the process, product, and system levels, achieving several world firsts along the way.

His expansive knowledge has attracted audiences with multiple high-level government security agencies worldwide. He has provided security briefings to the White House National Security Council and the State Department. Holder of multiple patents and sought-after speaker on Process Automation and Cybersecurity, Andy has remained at the forefront of his field, with the level of expertise to see and impact big picture challenges in both world-class corporate and government sectors.

Andy has a Master's degree in Software Engineering – Artificial Intelligence from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. In addition, Andy is a participating Senior member of ISA, primarily contributing to the ISA/IEC 62443 cybersecurity standards and the ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance.