President & CEO UTSI International Corporation
Mr. Nagala is President and Chief Executive Officer of UTSI International, and is one of its original founders. Mr. Nagala’s responsibilities include general corporate management functions, as well as active participation in a wide range of control system, leak detection and cyber security consulting projects.
Prior to founding UTSI in 1985, Mr. Nagala was the Director of Software Research and Development at Control Applications, Inc. (now part of Schneider Electric). Over the past forty (40) years, Mr. Nagala has acted as consultant, project manager and technical leader on numerous large and small pipeline control system projects worldwide. His expertise includes liquid and gas pipeline SCADA systems, real-time data communication systems, control system and network architecture, cyber security and advanced pipeline application technology, including real-time modeling and leak detection.
Mr. Nagala has been responsible for the design, technical specification and execution of numerous control system projects, application software projects and product development efforts. He holds an engineering-based Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science (1976) from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, and also holds both Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifications.