Jonathon
Monken

Principal

Jonathon has deep public and private sector experience in the areas of national security, emergency preparedness, risk management, and energy resilience planning. During the past several years he pioneered programs to build enterprise-level resilience for the utility sector through information sharing, public and private sector integration, and large-scale exercise development and execution. Most recently Jonathon served as the Senior Director of System Resilience and Strategic Coordination for PJM Interconnection. In that role, he worked within the areas of business continuity, physical and cyber security, risk management and resilience planning for the world’s largest wholesale energy market. Previously, he served as VP for the U.S. Operations for the Electric Infrastructure Security (EIS) Council where he worked with government and industry to develop best practices and capabilities to improve the resilience of life support infrastructure systems to widespread, long-duration power outages, known as “Black Sky” events. Jonathon earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Jonathon serves in the Army Reserves supporting the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He is a Fellow with the Truman National Security Project.