About Beckwith

Wayne Hartmann

Senior Vice President of Customer Excellence
Beckwith Electric
IEEE Senior Member


Wayne Hartmann is Beckwith Electric’s top strategist for delivering innovative technology messages to the Electric Power Industry through technical forums and Industry Standards Development.

Wayne provides strategies, training and mentoring to Beckwith Electric personnel in Sales, Marketing, Creative Technical Solutions and Engineering. He is a key contributor to product ideation and holds a leadership role in the development of course structure and presentation materials for annual and regional Protection & Control Seminars.

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 30 years of participation in the Industry, his focus has been on the application of protection and control systems for electrical generation, transmission, distribution, distributed energy resources and power utilization.

As a  Senior Member of IEEE, Wayne serves as a Main Committee Member of the Power System Relaying and Control Committee for over 25 years, and is Chair Emeritus of the Rotating Machinery Subcommittee (’07-’10). He has contributed to numerous IEEE Standards, Guides, Reports, Tutorials and Transactions. Wayne has authored/presented technical papers at numerous key industry conferences including Distributech, IEEE T&D, IEEE PPIC, Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition, Georgia Tech Relay, Western Protective Relay, Texas A&M Relay, CEATI P&C and CEATI Smart Grid. He also contributed to McGraw-Hill’s “Standard Handbook of Power Plant Engineering.”