Stephen Chasko is a Solutions Director at Landis+Gyr. In this role, Chasko leads coordination of AMI solutions for our utility customers. Previously, he led the communication software team and was a global devices and security architect. Chasko has developed security and software technologies for advanced metering, RFID, secure microcontrollers, stored value, smart card, retail, and financial systems. His employment experience includes NCR, ACI Worldwide and Texas Instruments. His special fields of interest include data communications, smart card systems, secure microcontrollers, advanced payment and smart grid security. Chasko is a certified security professional who holds 15 patents and has spoken at numerous security conferences and panels including the RSA Conference, the Smart Grid Security conference, DistribuTech, TechAdvantage, Carilec, and IEEE PES.