Mr Barnick has over 40 years’ experience in the electric power industry with Westinghouse Electric Corporation and ABB, Inc. He has held positions in engineering, education, marketing, sales, corporate strategic marketing, business development and sales management. He is primarily focused on the deregulated electric power industry and automation of T&D systems. Currently within the ABB Network Control operation, he is involved with IT/OT operations software systems for Transmission & Distribution utilities. This includes SCADA, Distribution Management Systems, and Outage Management Systems. Mr. Barnick is a member of and has held chapter positions in the IEEE Power & Energy Society and served on several committees. He has authored technical papers, taught graduate level power system courses and made many presentations regarding the electric power industry.