Helen is currently the Senior Global Manager of Information Protection at The Dow Chemical Company. As such, she is responsible for Intellectual Property protection, Security policies, Records Management, and Security Awareness and Education. Helen has led multiple large scale programs focusing on providing software tools and processes that help keep Dow information secure. In the 35 years that Helen has been at Dow, she has worked in a broad range of areas including software development, infrastructure support, finance, and project management.
Helen received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa with a double major in Mathematics and Computer Science. She received her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 2003 and is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Helen is currently the VP of Finance and is looking to stay in this role another few years.