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Patrick Heim

Board Member

Patrick Heim is a senior security executive with over two decades experience spanning venture investing, Fortune 500 enterprises, cloud providers, early-stage security technology companies, and consulting. He co-founded SYN Ventures in February 2021. Patrick has been investing professionally since 2017, and has been advising and investing in security companies for decades prior. Mr. Heim was Head of Trust and Security at Dropbox. He also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Trust Officer at as well as holding Chief Information Security Officer roles at Kaiser Permanente and McKesson Corporation. Patrick is currently also a partner at ClearSky and serves as a director for: Netography,, SynSaber, AppOmni, Mitiga, and Okera and has previously served on the boards of Accurics, Preempt Security, Ticto, Cylance, Solebit, BigID, and ZeroNorth. Patrick holds a B.S. from Indiana University in marketing as well as an MBA in international business / finance from the joint University of South Carolina / Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien IMBA program.