Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada – February 2, 2016 – N-Dimension, a market leading Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) with innovative solutions that protect smart energy networks from cyber threats, today announced the appointment of leading utility industry veterans to its newly formed advisory board. The advisory board will serve as a strategic resource to N-Dimension as it continues to expand cybersecurity technology development, managed services and utility market penetration.
“I am thrilled with the addition of these utility industry experts to help guide our management team as our market momentum escalates,” said Tom Ayers, CEO, N-Dimension. “They both bring unique backgrounds with invaluable experience to accelerate our market penetration and keep our solution focused on meeting the needs of the utility market.”
The inaugural members of N-Dimension’s advisory board are Roy Palk and Jeff Bridgland.
Roy Palk is a 40-year veteran of the energy industry and is currently the president of New Horizons Consulting where he represents and advises energy related clients on a wide range of utility operational topics. His with past roles that include president and CEO of East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC); assistant general manager of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA); director member services for Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation in Lafayette, Tennessee; general manager and CEO of Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation in Carthage, Tennessee.
Jeff Bridgland brings over 30 years of managerial experience in information and communications technologies and is currently president of Land Bridge LLC, a consulting firm that guides municipalities and utilities on digital information and communications strategies. Previously, he spent 17 years as the Director of Information Technology and Telecommunication for the Piedmont Municipal Power Agency (PMPA). PMPA is a joint action agency formed by ten municipal electric utilities in the northwest section of South Carolina. He has also held various information technology leadership positions for manufacturing, small business and military systems entities.
In addition to his role as an advisory board member, Mr. Bridgland will work with N-Dimension in a business development role to expand the visibility and success of the company into the U.S. public power market.
The launch of N-Dimension’s advisory board underscores the company’s commitment to continuing the development of innovative cybersecurity technologies and services that specifically address the utility market’s needs.
N-Dimension is participating in Distributech (exhibiting with ElectSolve, Booth #517) February 9-11 and co-presenting with Michael Hyland (American Public Power Association), “Realities of Today’s Cyber Threats and Top Ten Steps to Reduce Risk”.
The company will also be exhibiting at TechAdvantage (Booth #1841), February 15-18 and joining a panel discussion, “Tools to Enhance your Cybersecurity Capabilities”.
About N-Dimension Solutions
N-Dimension is a market leading Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) with innovative solutions tailored to protect smart energy networks from cyber attacks, improving system reliability and safeguarding critical infrastructure, data and assets. The company’s N-Sentinel line of services delivers ongoing vigilance, detecting and alerting on cyber threats. It combines cloud-based security intelligence, utility community insights and cybersecurity experts to deliver actionable guidance that enables utilities to take timely, preemptive action to protect themselves against cyber threats.
N-Dimension is the exclusive cybersecurity partner of Hometown Connections, the utility services subsidiary of the American Public Power Association (APPA), an associate member of the APPA, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) and Electricity Distributors Association (EDA).