About Beckwith

Wayne Hartmann

Senior Vice President of Customer Excellence
Beckwith Electric
IEEE Senior Member


Wayne Hartmann is Senior Vice President of Customer Excellence for Beckwith Electric with responsibility for application engineering, training and product development expertise.

Before joining Beckwith Electric, he performed in Application, Sales and Marketing Management capacities at PowerSecure, General Electric, Siemens Power T&D and Alstom T&D. During the course of Wayne’s 25 years of participation in the Industry, his focus has been on the application of protection and control systems for electrical generation, transmission, distribution, distributed resources and power utilization.

Wayne is a Senior Member of IEEE, serving on the IEEE Power System Relaying Committee as a Main Committee Member where he is Chair Emeritus of the Rotating Machinery Subcommittee (’07-’10). He has contributed to numerous IEEE Transactions, Tutorials, Standards and Guides addressing power system protection, delivered Tutorials at the IEEE T&D Conference, lectured at local IEEE Chapters and contributed to McGraw-Hill’s “Standard Handbook of Power Plant Engineering, 2nd Ed.” He has authored and presented numerous technical papers at key conferences including Distributech, Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition, Georgia Tech Relay, Western Protective Relay, and Western Power Delivery Automation.