Jim brings 30 years’ experience in providing hands on leadership of Business, IT and Security strategy to the financial services industry. His experience includes IT and Consulting Management at leading FinTech companies, and international consulting firms - including KPMG and BearingPoint. He also Holds CISSP and AML/CA certifications.
He is a very active in the payments industry and co-chairs a payment industry Law Enforcement Alliance Program. In this capacity, he has worked closely with the National Cyber & Forensic Training Alliance (NCFTA), FBI and USSS regarding cybersecurity and fraud. Parts of his responsibilities in this role have been to lead the development of fraud and cybercrime scenarios and related best practices in the payment industry. He has participated in leading the development of data reporting standards for suspicious financial activities.
Jim also serves on the Federal Reserve Board’s Secure Payments Task Force and is an advisor to the Intelligence Community through the private sector program of the ODNI, managed by the DHS. In addition, he serves as Co-chair of Programs committee of SE chapter of Business Executives for National Security (BENS).
In other security related activities, he has led NIST/ISO 27000 IS/ PCI DSS security standards reviews for major corporations and conducted security reviews for M&A and VC/Corporate investment due diligence projects.