Jim Routh

Jim is currently an advisor for Gurucul and Agari, a board member for the University of Cailifornia Berkeley Center for Long Term Security. Jim Routh is the former Board Chair for the Health Information Sharing & Analysis Center (H-ISAC) where he served for five years and former Board member for the Financial Services Information Sharing & Analysis Center (FS-ISAC). He presented to Boards and Board Committees (Technology & Governance, Audit Committees) for many public and private companies as the CISO or CSO providing cyber security updates and education for board members for the past twenty years. Jim Routh is currently on the Board of ZeroNorth and Acceptto, two early stage cyber security software companies. He serves in an advisory capacity and investor for three cyber specific venture funds including: ClearSky, CyberStarts and Rain Capital.

Jim has along history in technology and cyber security as a leader and management consultant. Mr. Routh was formerly a cyber security leader for many large companies including MassMutual CISO, CVS Health/Aetna CSO, JP Morgan Chase- Global Leader for Software & Mobile Security, KPMG CISO, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) CISO, and American Express CISO. At Aetna, he developed one of the most mature converged security programs in the private sector. Prior to that Mr. Routh served as an IT leader at American Express and a management consultant for over a decade for financial service firms.

Jim is recognized as an industry leader in digital transformations and innovation in cyber security practices using data science as a foundation for unconventional cyber security controls and enterprise resilience. He is a known icon in the cyber security industry, among the awards he has received is the Santa Fe Group/Shared Assessments Lifetime Achievement Award, CSO Hall of Fame, ISE Luminary Award, Evanta Break Away Leadership Award, Information Security Executive of the Year Award (twice), BITS Leadership Award.