Mike Johnson holds the Honeywell James J. Renier chair in Security Technologies, is a Senior Fellow and the Director of Graduate Studies at the Technological Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota. He is responsible for leading the Master of Science in Security Technologies degree program and providing thought leadership in the areas of cyber security and critical infrastructure protection.
Johnson has more than 25 years of professional experience in security risk management, business resilience and enterprise fraud. Prior to joining the University of Minnesota, Johnson was SVP, CISO and Operations Risk Director at Bremer Bank, the IT Director and Compliance Officer for Dean Financial Services, and an FDIC bank examiner.
In addition to his contributions to the University of Minnesota, Johnson is on the board of directors’ IT committee for Fairview Health Services, Secretary of the Minnesota Infragard Executive Board, and is a founding advisory board member for the Cybersecurity Summit. Johnson has a Master of Science in Security Technologies from the University of Minnesota and holds a CISM from ISACA.