Intrinium Founder and CEO, Nolan Garrett recently received recognition as one of Spokane Journal of Business’ Rising Stars for 2021. In the article, Nolan speaks about entrepreneurship, starting Intrinium, and continuously pushing the company forward with both growth and keeping it local in mind.
Nolan’s passion for technology began as a young child when his Dad brought home his first computer. He has been a tech nerd ever since. Beyond just the technical elements of the industry, he has developed a deep interest in building successful, vibrant businesses, especially the leadership and mentoring aspects of the work. He finds immense value in helping others reach their technical and/or leadership potential while also navigating the complex challenges of a consulting and services organization. He also finds the constantly changing Information Security landscape interesting and enjoys solving the challenges it creates.
Nolan is a graduate of Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and minors in both Mathematics and Physics. He further has studied Network Security at the University of Idaho, a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education which is jointly sponsored by the NSA and the Department of Homeland Security. He possesses extensive training in Information Warfare and Network Security, along with in-depth experience with a variety of programming languages and frameworks. Experience with a variety of platforms including Windows and Linux provides Nolan with a strong foundation for security configuration and systems management, which he pairs with a deep understanding of IT and cybersecurity governance.
Nolan Garrett is also a proud member of the Forbes Technology Council since 2019. In this role, he has actively contributed to the expert conversations and has authored a number of articles on Forbes.com.
We wish to congratulate Nolan on his latest accomplishment and are excited for the future at Intrinium and what it has to hold. To read his latest book and learn even more about his journey as an entrepreneur click here.
About Intrinium: Intrinium is a Washington State corporation that was founded in 2007 to provide superior information security consulting and IT support to businesses throughout the Northwest. As the company has grown, so has the scope of its clients. Intrinium has experience assessing the security of literally hundreds – if not thousands – of networks in organizations such as banks, government entities, credit unions, healthcare organizations, universities, and Fortune 500 companies across the United States and overseas, including Seattle, Chicago, New York, Singapore, London, and Tokyo. With this perspective, we have the unique ability to support from the “hacker-eye” view and deeply understand attacks being used by hostile actors in the wild.
About The Journal of Business: The Journal of Business has been publishing since February 1986 and is owned by a subsidiary of Spokane-based Cowles Co. The Journal’s comprehensive business coverage has earned it hundreds of awards for writing and design, including “Best Newspaper” of its size in North America by the Association of Business Publications, and first place for “General Excellence” among non-daily newspapers from the Society of Professional Journalists. It also has been named Media of the Year by both the Spokane and Washington state boards of Realtors.