Scott PoretskyDirector of Security at Ericsson North America
Scott Poretsky is Ericsson North America’s Director for Security, Network Product Solutions. He has over 25 years of industry experience in a variety of networking and security technologies. Scott is currently working in the areas of 5G security, Open RAN security, Cloud security, IoT security, Zero Trust, and Software Bill of Materials (SBOM). Scott is Ericsson’s voting member at the O-RAN Alliance’s Security Focus Group (SFG), where he is a frequent contributor. He has represented Ericsson in industry-government collaborative working groups including NSTAC, FCC CSRIC, and DHS CISA ICT SCRM. He also represents Ericsson at the CSCC 5G Committee and CTIA CSWG.
Scott is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and holds an MSEE from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and BSEE from the University of Vermont. He is an IEEE Senior Member and is Advisory Board Chair for the IEEE ComSoc's CQR technical committee. Scott has one patent, numerous published papers, and is a recipient of the Ericsson North America Networks 2020 Gold PRIDE Award for External Customer Satisfaction.