About the Speaker
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    James Thompson, Moderator
    Director, Information Security, Hypertherm Associates

    James brings more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology including seven years in cybersecurity within the manufacturing vertical. He has a passion for team development and attributes his program’s success to relationship and team building skills developed earlier in his career. He started his career in higher education and has since shifted to private sector organizations and holds several industry certifications including CISSP, CISA, PMP and PCIP.

    A motivated builder and problem solver who loves working with others to create the solutions that drive innovation, optimization, and change.