About the Speaker
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    Jim Routh
    Private Sector Security & Risk Advisor and Board Member; Former Risk Leader, Mass Mutual and Aetna

    Jim Routh serves as a security & risk advisor and Board member for several companies, and is the former CISO for MassMutual, CSO at Aetna, and Global Head of Application and Mobile Security for JP Morgan Chase. He also was the CISO for KPMG, DTCC, and American Express and has more than 30 years of experience in information technology and information security as a practitioner, management consultant, and leader of technology, analytic, and information security functions for global firms.

    Jim is the winner of the 2009 BITS Leadership Award for outstanding leadership of the Supply Chain Working Group sponsored by the financial industry in collaboration with NIST and the Department of Treasury. He was the 2007 Information Security Executive of the Year for the Northeast and the 2014 North American Information Security Executive of the Year for North America in Healthcare. He is a widely recognized expert in security program implementation and in reducing information security costs while significantly improving enterprise risk management practices through innovation and transformational leadership. He is a co-author of the FS-ISAC white paper on 3rd Party Software Security Controls and several other industry white papers.