Austen Byers

Technical Director, Americas


As Technical Director at TXOne Networks, Austen leads the company’s efforts in providing design, architecture, and engineering technical direction and leadership.

Austen is a sought-after thought leader in operational technology (OT) cybersecurity with more than 10
years in the cybersecurity space. He has spoken at numerous industry events as a subject-matter expert to provide insight into the state of industrial cybersecurity, the intricacies of OT breaches, and providing strategies to help organizations keep their assets and environments safe.

He was previously the Director of Engineering at Trend Micro where he specialized in network defense and infrastructure engineering, and he facilitated the build-out of the North American Support Center and Data Labs.