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Patrick Aron Rinski

PartnerSão Paulo

Advises Latin American organizations on risk at the intersection of business and technology, especially cybersecurity in the context of new business building

Patrick is a leader of Leap by McKinsey, the firm’s business-building practice, in Latin America. He helps companies across industries rethink risk at the intersection of business and technology, including nonfinancial risks and cybersecurity. He collaborates with clients to develop holistic, well-structured approaches when creating digital security resilience and analytics-enabled risk mitigation programs.

Examples of Patrick’s recent client work include the following:

  • helping a Latin American financial institution define its new cybersecurity strategy
  • designing a next-generation security fusion center for an American energy company
  • designing a new methodology to evaluate technology and cyber risks for a leading global financial institution
  • supporting the constitution of a new digital attacker embedding risk, fraud, and cyber methodologies for a Central American financial institution
  • developing a holistic cyber strategy for a South American bank
  • developing and implementing a risk-based approach to cybersecurity for a Latin American energy company
  • supporting a fast-food restaurant chain during a cyber crisis and redesigned its end-to-end cyber strategy

Prior to joining McKinsey, Patrick led cybersecurity and operational tech risk for several financial-services organizations.


New-business building: Six cybersecurity and digital beliefs that can create risk,” McKinsey & Company, December 2023

Decodificando el potencial de la ciberseguridad – entendiendo el riesgo [Decoding the potential of cybersecurity – understanding the risk],” Podcasting the Future by Dell Technologies, October 2022

Cibersegurança é condição para destravar 5G na saúde; leia análise [Cybersecurity is a condition to unlock 5G in health; read review],” Estadão, August 2022

The future of digital identity,” Iupana, July 2022

Ejes para una transformación digital exitosa: ventas digitales y ciberseguridad [Axes for a successful digital transformation: digital sales and cybersecurity],” Ekos, May 2022


JPMorgan Chase
Executive director, compliance, cyber and operational risk

Chief information security officer and operational risk lead

Risk management consultant


Brazilian Institute of Advanced Technology
BS, computer network technology

Mackenzie Presbyterian University
MS, forensic computing

Institute of Management Foundation (FIA)