Patrick Joyce is Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Medtronic. In this role, he is responsible for global functions, strategies, operations and execution related to security and privacy across the company, including IT/cybersecurity, physical/facility and travel security, identity & access management (IAM), product/device security programs and data privacy. Within Global IT, he is also responsible for several global functions supporting Master Data Management, IT Quality Management and Legal/Compliance.
Patrick joined Medtronic in 2005 to initially build the Corporate IT Audit function, providing audit and consulting services across Medtronic’s global business units, corporate functions and IT organizations. In subsequent roles, he has had responsibility for leading Medtronic’s Global IT Program & Portfolio Management Office, as well as many of the IT Core Process and Applications Teams. Prior to joining Medtronic, Patrick has held roles in both the public and private sector, serving in IT leadership positions at Carlson Companies, United Healthcare, Methodist Hospital/Park Nicollet Medical Center and several IT consulting and managed services firms. Earlier in his career, Patrick served as a U.S. Air Force Intelligence Officer with assignments both domestically and overseas. Patrick obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota and graduate degree from Troy University. He is active in community and international service through Rotary International and also serves on several local non-profit and professional association boards, including the Minnesota High Tech Association, and the North Star Youth Exchange Foundation.