Marc DeNarie is the Chief Information Officer for NaturEner USA, LLC and NaturEner Energy Canada Inc. Marc is responsible for all Information and Operational Technology as well as Cyber Security and Compliance across the enterprise.
Prior to joining NaturEner in 2015, Marc held executive management, technical leadership, and power operations management positions in both the Public and Federal Utility energy sectors and was responsible for enterprise technologies, security, strategy, regulatory compliance, control systems engineering, market systems operations. In his recent position as the Regional Information Officer for the U.S. Department of Energy, Marc proposed and managed multiple large scale technology initiatives including agency wide technology refresh, data center consolidations and optimization, and network infrastructure projects. From 2009 to 2012, he was Chair of the WECC CIIMS (Critical Information and Infrastructure Management Subcommittee) and is well known throughout the western region for his expertise in control system architectural design, deployment, and operations. Marc was also instrumental in the recent efforts in 2012 for development of grid reliability standards for the Hawaiian Islands and has extensive experience with the smart grid, grid automation and the integration of renewable generation.
Marc holds degrees in computer science and data processing and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management. He also holds internationally recognized CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) & CSSLP (Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional) certifications from ISC2 as well as GIAC certifications in Systems and Network auditing, Wireless network auditing, Incident Handling, and Forensic analysis.”