Piotr Ciepiela
IoT and operational technology, as vital elements of critical infrastructure, require security consideration from both risk reduction and regulatory compliance perspectives.

Piotr Ciepiela

EY Global Consulting Cyber Architecture, Engineering & Emerging Technology Leader

Industry leader in business-oriented critical infrastructure protection. Innovator, believer of “from thought to finish” approach. Father of two.

As EY Global AEET Leader, Piotr is responsible for Security Architecture and security offering around protecting Emerging Technologies such as: OT/IoT, AI, RPA, Blockchain and Cloud.

Piotr is an experienced team leader and strategist with over 17 years of experience managing complex technology and security projects in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

He is the Cofounder of the OT/IoT Team at EY, having co-authored a book on Critical Infrastructure protection and numerous publications regarding Industrial Control Systems ICS/SCADA security. He participates in the creation of international OT/IoT and cybersecurity standards, supports various governments in critical infrastructure protection.

He is a keynote speaker at numerous conferences related to the protection of Emerging Technologies and a university lecturer on protection of industrial control systems. Additionally, Piotr acts as an independent expert in various initiatives globally.

Piotr holds an MSc in Cryptography and Computer Networks from the West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin.

How Piotr is building a better working world

“We want to take advantage of technology and fast information flow without drowning in the sea of security issues jeopardizing our businesses. In my work, I focus on strengthening cybersecurity resilience of critical infrastructures, which unlocks the potential for digital transformation. I aim to connect three perspectives: business on crafting strategies to securely maintain operations in the age of digital disruption, government on creating effective regulations to achieve the desired level of security without slowing down innovation and community on connecting IoT and OT professionals globally to raise awareness and create a platform for cooperation.”