Michael Mylrea

Manager of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Michael Mylrea is a Deputy Director for Cyber Security at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) with over 15 years’ experience working on cybersecurity, energy, technology, and national security issues.

This experience includes leadership positions in industry and government, including, but not limited to: U.S. Department of Energy and Defense, Cyber Innovation Development (CSO 7 Co-Founder), Deloitte, U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit, Lakeside Oil, Harvard Berkman Center, and Good Harbor Consulting. At PNNL, Michael leads several cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain projects, including one of the first grid cybersecurity blockchain projects sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Michael is also a subject matter expert on various industrial control system cybersecurity projects, leading vulnerability assessment teams and providing cybersecurity expertise to several industry and government partners.

Michael is a cybersecurity adviser to Rocky Mountain Institute and Energy Web Foundation’s Blockchain initiative and representative to Washington State’s Internet of Things Council.

  • NSF Executive CyberCorps Fellow
  • Completed doctoral coursework for George Washington University
  • M.S. in Cybersecurity, focusing on cyber resilience for critical infrastructure, George Washington University
  • Master’s degree, international cybersecurity policy and law, Fletcher School at Tufts University
  • Accredited coursework at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
  • BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • U.S. Fulbright Scholarship