VC Operating Partner
Patrick Heim joined ClearSky as an Operating Partner and Chief Information Security Officer. Mr. Heim is a senior security executive with a over two decades working in security spanning Fortune 500 enterprises, cloud providers as well as early stage security technology companies.
Prior to joining the Fund, Mr. Heim was Head of Trust and Security at Dropbox. He also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Trust Officer at Salesforce.com. Patrick has also held Chief Information Security Officer roles at Kaiser Permanente and McKesson Corporation.
In the startup world was Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at eNetSecure (a subsidiary of Applied Signal Technologies / Raytheon). Mr. Heim also has previously held senior positions at nCircle and Ernst & Young.
Patrick holds a B.S. from Indiana University marketing as well as an MBA in international business / finance from the University of South Carolina.
Mr. Heim currently serves as a director for Cylance and Ticto. He also advises a number of startup companies in the security space.
VC and Angel investors have been poring money, from $1M to $40M, into startups looking to sell security products to the ICS and IoT sectors. How do they decide to invest in a market segment, sector or product/service category? How do they analyze the opportunity? What are they looking from the potential startup or early […]