Ben Miron, Vice President, IT Infrastructure and Cybersecurity, NextEra Energy

Ben Miron

Vice President, IT Infrastructure and Cybersecurity
NextEra Energy

Ben Miron has more than 20 years in the information and cybersecurity space and has held several roles in industry and consulting to build his expertise. At NextEra Energy, Miron’s responsibilities include developing the strategy and leading the team that operates and defends NextEra Energy’s technology systems to ensure power is safely generated and delivered to customers. This includes teams that run the data centers, network and computer operations, operational control technology, end user technology services and a full cybersecurity program including the Advanced Cyberdefense Center across NextEra Energy and its businesses.  

Most recently, Miron worked for General Electric where he held several roles including Deputy CISO of GE Capital; CISO of GE Corporate and the Director of Application and Product Security. While at GE Capital, he was responsible for leading the cyber threat intelligence, incident detection and response, and insider threat functions. He was also responsible for the cybersecurity work stream with more than 40 divestitures occurring across the GE Capital business. Prior to joining General Electric, Miron was a manager at Ernst & Young in their Technology, Security and Risk Services practice where he led a team of security professionals to deliver advanced security assessments, compliance programs and strategic program management.  

Miron sits on the State of Florida’s Cyber Security Task Force. He is a member of the CISO Board of Advisors for SYN Ventures and ClearSky Security venture funds and is involved in numerous industry and sector initiatives to improve energy and smart-grid cybersecurity.