Patrick O'Brien | AIChE

Patrick O'Brien

Senior Safety and Cybersecurity Engineer
exida, LLC

Patrick O’Brien is a Senior Safety and Cybersecurity Engineer at exida LLC, where he leads process safety, functional safety, and cybersecurity consulting services and training courses for end-user industrial facilities. He has led risk assessments and other lifecycle activities for many different industrial applications, including oil and gas, specialty chemical, machinery, and robotics. He is a coauthor of Implementing IEC 62443: A Pragmatic Approach to Cybersecurity and Managing Cybersecurity in the Process Industries – A Risk-based Approach. O’Brien has a BS in chemical engineering from Pennsylvania State Univ. He is a Certified Functional Safety Professional (CFSP) and a Certified Automation Cybersecurity Specialist (CACS).