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 Managing Director


Andre Ristaino is Managing Director of the ISA Automation Standards Compliance Institute based in RTP, North Carolina providing staff leadership for ISA’s conformance certification programs including the ISASecure control systems certification program managed under the ISA Security Compliance Institute.  Mr. Ristaino is an international presenter on the IEC 62443 standards and control systems certification. He is an invited expert to the ERNCIP in support of the EU control systems cybersecurity certification initiative.

Prior to ISA, Mr. Ristaino held positions at NEMA, Renaissance Worldwide and, Deloitte & Touche Consulting’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Group where he was a recognized leader in system lifecycle methodologies. Industries served include state and local government, utilities, USAF-LC, discrete manufacturing and, pharmaceutical and FDA regulated manufacturing sites.

Mr. Ristaino earned a BS in Business Management from the University of Maryland, College Park and an MS in Computer Systems Applications from the American University in Washington DC with a focus on expert systems and artificial intelligence.  Mr. Ristaino holds an APICS CPIM certification.

  Program Session
Thursday, April 27, 2017   •   4:40 pm - 5:40 pm   •   Salon III