Paul Yates currently serves as the Assistant Director for Information Security at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He is responsible for building and executing the strategy for the Security Operations and Risk Management teams within UCM’s Information Security Office. Mr. Yates has worked in the Healthcare, Consulting and DoD industries in his 9 years of Information Security experience. He also served in the Marine Corps for 5 years. Mr. Yates earned a Master’s degree in InfoSec and Assurance from George Mason (2012) and a MBA from UNC Chapel Hill – Kenan-Flagler Business School (2015). His MBA studies focused on Leadership, Strategy and Entrepreneurship. Mr. Yates is CISSP and GCIH certified. His professional interests include process improvement, data analytics and automation.