Ever wonder how essential resources such as Oil, Gas, Nuclear energy, and Water are distributed? These intricate systems are regulated through computing systems that require vast knowledge in Information Technology Architecture. We had the chance to interview the person responsible for implementing these complex systems. Mike Nichols is one of the country's leading Industrial Control Systems Engineer; programming top of-the-line SCADA systems for fortune 500 companies including: Devon Energy, Duke Energy, and Energy Transfer. Mike has over 30 years of experience, starting from working on site in the field at gas plants to computer programing and network security in the office. Mike's current companies are MSN automation and IOI technical services, with emphasis placed on advancing the use of Cloud solutions and Cyber security.