About the Speaker
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    Barbara Hiemstra
    Privacy Engineer, Steelcase Inc.

    Barb works with Steelcase’s Security and Legal teams as well as the Software and Product Developers to operationalize the privacy requirements needed in the company’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and their Smart+Connected global product offerings. Prior to joining Steelcase, Barb was the Information Security-Governance Manager at Perrigo, the Information Security Director and the Deputy Director for IT at Kent County, MI. She is serves on the Board for Cybercrime Support Network (CSN), whose goal is to bring a voice to and serve the victims of cybercrime. She co-founded and co-chairs West Michigan Cyber Security Consortium (WMCSC). Barb holds a BA degree in Telecommunications from Michigan State University, Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GLSC) and the GIAC Critical Controls Certificate (GCCC), GIAC Law of Data Security & Investigations (GLEG), and ITIL2 Foundations and Change Management certifications.