Keshav Sarin is a Director with Guidehouse’s Energy, Sustainability & Infrastructure segment. In this role, Keshav designs and develops risk, compliance and security solutions to our clients including conducing security assessments. Keshav leads one of the most experienced team of experts that build solutions for utilities to effectively and efficiently manage their Security and NERC CIP processes and programs. With his team, Keshav has helped Utilities develop achieve clean security audits, reduce regulatory burden, and attain process efficiency and effectiveness. His team specializes in developing strong, sustainable and fully integrated CIP and Cyber Security processes.
Keshav was formerly the WECC Manager of Compliance Risk Analysis, where he led a team of cyber security professionals and electrical engineers. During his five years at WECC, Keshav built the tools and training for conducting technical risk analysis of Self-Reports, Self-Certifications, and Mitigation Plans. Keshav developed WECC processes for conducting inherent risk assessments and internal controls evaluations for utilities. Keshav also participated in cyber security audits and cyber security and operations/planning compliance assessments of electric utilities.
Prior to joining WECC, Keshav was the IT manager and cyber security lead, conducting several cyber security vulnerability assessments and mitigation plans for IT systems and applications. Keshav led technology development teams that developed secure software solutions for finance, healthcare and banking industries.
M.B.A., Operations, University of Utah B.E, Electronics and Telecommunications, Karnatka University