Dr. Danjel Bout

Program Manager, Utility Cyber Security Branch, California Public Utilities Commission

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Dr. Danjel Bout serves as the Program Manager for the Utility Cyber Security Branch (UCSB) in the Safety Enforcement Division of the California Public Utility Commission where he is tasked with working collaboratively with industry, local, state and federal agencies to ensure cyber system resilience and to inform the development of best practices and future investments to better secure critical infrastructure. Prior to his role at the CPUC Dan served as the Assistant Director for Response at the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, where he led the team that stood up the California Cyber-security Integration Center.  Dan has more then twenty-four years of service in the Army, and he currently serves in the Strategy, Plans and Policy Directorate for the Joint Chiefs of Staff.