Brian Harrell Joins Hakimo’s Board of Advisors

Critical infrastructure and energy industry veteran will support Hakimo’s growth in these markets.

Hakimo, a technology company dedicated to modernizing physical security through its artificial intelligence (AI) software, has announced that Brian Harrell has joined its board of advisors. Harrell’s background and expertise in critical infrastructure protection will support Hakimo’s growth in these markets.

In 2018, Harrell was appointed by the president of the United States to serve as the sixth Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He also served as the first Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

Harrell is a veteran of the energy sector, having served in leadership roles at Duke Energy and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). Harrell has spent time during his career in the Marines, and various private sector agencies with the goal of protecting the United States from security threats.

“Highly regulated industries such as electricity, water, and pipelines have particularly demanding security monitoring requirements,” said Brian Harrell. “The Hakimo AI solution relieves the burden on security teams by automatically monitoring access control events so operators can focus on what’s most important.”

“We’re thrilled to welcome Brian as an advisor to Hakimo,” said Samuel Joseph, Co-Founder and CEO, Hakimo. “As we bring our AI solutions to more critical infrastructure and energy end users, Brian’s expertise will help us refine our offerings to best meet their needs.”

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