“My Path to Security Leadership”
Join us for an informative conversation with several security leaders to hear how they found their way to achieving a security leadership position. You might find it interesting to hear the different potential paths to a security career as the need is tremendous and a diverse workforce with varied experiences make a great security team.
About Patrick Joyce (Medtronic), Tris Lingen (3M), Adam Mishler (Best Buy) & Noah Korba (General Mills)
Patrick Joyce, Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Medtronic
Patrick Joyce is Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO/CSO) at Medtronic. He has been with the company since 2005 serving in a variety of Senior IT, Security and Audit leadership roles. Patrick is responsible for the company’s global strategies, operations and initiatives related to enterprise security, including IT/cybersecurity defense, security engineering/architecture, security policy, governance and risk management, physical/facility and travel security, and identity & access management (IAM).
Prior to joining Medtronic, Patrick has held leadership roles in both public and private organizations across multiple sectors, including healthcare provider/payor, hospitality, and IT consulting. Earlier in his career, Patrick served as a U.S. Air Force Intelligence officer.
Patrick is and has served as a member and officer of several professional and not-for-profit boards, including the Healthcare Information Sharing & Analysis Center (H-ISAC) and is currently the Board Chair of the Minnesota Technology Association (MnTech).
Tris Lingen, VP, Enterprise Chief Information Security Officer at 3M
Adam Mishler, VP, Global Chief Information Security Officer at Best Buy
Adam Mishler serves as the VP, Global Chief Information Security Officer of Best Buy. Adam started at Best Buy in September of 2017. Adam currently resides in the Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area.
Noah Korba, Director Cyber Security, Global Security, General Mills
Noah Korba leads Cyber Security for General Mills. In this role, he is responsible for establishing an enterprise cybersecurity strategy that identifies evolving threats and delivers prioritized risk mitigation solutions that enable each business segment and function globally.
Mr. Korba started his career as a research assistant at Iowa State University, focusing on computer crime investigation. In this capacity, he built their first computer forensics lab, which serviced investigations for the majority of Iowa. This allowed him to collaborate with multiple governmental agencies, including the Iowa State Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and U.S. Secret Service. In 2005, he joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as a Cybersecurity Advisor, leading multiple cybersecurity risk assessments across multiple sectors, establishing himself as a trusted advisor to companies in the United States, United Kingdom, Western Europe, China, Canada, and Mexico. In addition, he developed and led training on network and application penetration testing for all new hires in the PwC’s cybersecurity practice.
In 2011, he joined General Mills’ IT Security Infrastructure team, architecting new cyber security technologies, process automation, and establishing General Mills’ first forensics capability. He has since held various roles of increasing responsibility within security, with his most recent role as Director, Cyber Security in January of 2019.
Mr. Korba is an executive sponsor of the Twin Cities Cyber Security Consortium (TC3), a collaborative created for benchmarking across key companies in the consumer packaged goods, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail sectors. He has been recognized and rewarded by Google, Facebook, and AT&T for identifying multiple vulnerabilities in their websites through their Bug Bounty programs.
Mr. Korba holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University, with a specialization in Information Assurance.