John Valente joined 3M in 2014 as the company’s chief information security officer.

John has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT. He spent time at Citibank, Pepsi, Dell and Best Buy before joining 3M in August of 2014. John’s career focused mainly on Information Technology Infrastructure, architecture and management. He has experience in building & managing large global organizations and has focused on Information Security, Risk and Compliance for the last 8 years. He serves on several security executive advisory boards and also serves on the board of advisors for Pacer Center.