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Faisal from Minnesota is working to transform Minnesota by ‘improving information systems, securing vital infrastructure, and safeguarding sensitive data.’.

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Faisal Kaleem is a seasoned professional with over 18 years of experience in the field of Information Technology/cybersecurity. He has a wide range of expertise, having developed and taught various courses in computer networking, databases, programming, and information security. Faisal is not only a certified trainer and a freelance technical consultant, but he also holds multiple certifications, including the prestigious Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.

With a passion for research, Faisal focuses on several key areas relevant to Minnesota. His interests and specialties lie in security, including cyber-security, smart grid security, health informatics, and computer and network security. Furthermore, he has extensive knowledge in forensics, particularly in computer and mobile forensics, as well as mobile malware analysis and reverse engineering. Additionally, Faisal's expertise extends to wireless communication, specifically vertical handoffs in heterogeneous wireless networks. He also applies artificial intelligence techniques such as fuzzy logic and Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) in his work.

In his role as the Executive Director of MN Cyber and an advisor to the Cyber Security Summit, Faisal is committed to uniting and transforming Minnesota within the realm of cybersecurity. By leveraging his expertise and experience, he can provide invaluable guidance and insights into protecting information systems, securing vital infrastructure, and ensuring the safety of sensitive data. Faisal's extensive research and knowledge in various cybersecurity domains make him an invaluable asset to Minnesota, actively working towards a safer and more secure digital landscape for the state.

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Faisal tends to be perceptive, inventive and forward-thinking, relying on logic to make decisions.


OVERVIEW:

Faisal often likes to be very well-informed, so be prepared to discuss the cost and logistics involved right off the bat. Support your cost in comparison to similar products and explain why your product is better than the competition.

What comes naturally to Faisal

  • Reviewing all of the facts when processing a situation

  • Preferring spending time alone

  • Enjoying thorough spreadsheets


COMMUNICATON:

Make sure to use data when trying to prove your point. Expect Faisal to challenge you, and be prepared to present proven facts and statistics instead of stories and anecdotes.

When speaking to Faisal

  • Trust that they will follow specific verbal instructions

  • Back up your thoughts with clear data

  • Remain logical and objective


MOTIVATION:

Faisal is motivated by curiosity and accuracy. He will thrive in situations where he can solve problems using logic and creativity. Faisal always strives for accuracy and can work through seemingly impossible scenarios, especially when others may be skeptical.

What motivates Faisal

  • Finding the best possible outcome

  • Creating procedures

  • Order and organization


WORK:

Faisal is naturally authoritative and thinks practically when faced with conflict. He will gravitate toward similarly assertive people who share his ideals and lofty goals.

When working with Faisal

  • Allow your ideas to be put to the test

  • Give them space to work independently

  • Set clear expectations

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Educator

Trainer

Technology

Network Security

Engineering

Analysis

Artificial Intelligence

Application

Research

programming

Cyber Security

Communication

information

Security

Cyber

Advisor

Consultant

Mentor

Researcher

Community Leader

Educator

Trainer

Technology

Network Security

Engineering

Analysis

Artificial Intelligence

Application

Research

programming

Cyber Security

Communication

information

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Advisor

Consultant

Mentor

Researcher

Community Leader

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

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We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youMetropolitan State Universityfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Faisal extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

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Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
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Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

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Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



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Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

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Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



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Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

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Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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