Patrik Maldre

Patrik Maldre is Chief Security Officer at Retel Partners. Patrik is also Cyber Threat and Vulnerability Lead at Corteva, where he leads the company’s threat intelligence and vulnerability management programs, and Lead Instructor for Cyber Intelligence at Evolve Security Academy. Patrik has previously worked as a Security Engineer at Evolve, a cyber intelligence analyst at CyberCube and FireEye, and as a diplomat focused on cyber policy at the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He completed military service in the Estonian Defence Forces as a sergeant and squad leader and still serves on a voluntary basis in the Estonian Defence League. Patrik holds a double-B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Illinois and an M.A. in International Relations from the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals. He graduated from Evolve’s cybersecurity Bootcamp in 2017, obtained a Graduate Certificate in Cyber Intelligence from the University of South Florida in 2018, and completed Evolve’s advanced penetration testing course in 2019. He has also received the Security+, Network+, Pentest+, Cyber Security Analyst+, and CISSP certifications.