Former Chief Security Officer (retired), WGL Holdings

John Cullinane is recently retired Chief Information Officer for WGL, an energy company based in Washington D.C. John has over 25 years of experience in the utility business and has held a variety of leadership and senior technical positions during his tenure, including assignments as a senior architect and Chief Security Officer.

Early in his career, John spent 10 years in the Consumer Services department as a technical architect implementing and managing the company’s wireless mobile data network and automated meter reading system. During this time, he served as a member of Motorola’s Mobile Data Users Group executive committee and was a frequent presenter at national forums focused on designing and implementing wireless-based networks.

John is a current member of the American Gas Association (AGA) Cyber Security Task Force, past member of Verizon’s Customer Advisory Board and a recent graduate of the Leadership Maryland Executive Program.