James (Jim) Klinck - CIO / CISO

    40 years of industry and consulting experience working for leading Global Insurance and Financial Services firms (AIG, MetLife)
    Served as a Global Chief Information Security Officer for ALICO (AIG)
    Served as Application Development Head for MetLife
    Fortune 500 technology leader with exceptional achievements in global business development, oversight of $250+million budgets, and responsibility for 2,700 developers in over 8 technology centers worldwide.
    Known as a catalyst with a bottom-line orientation, realizing cost savings of $100+ million achieved through successful partnerships with leaders from multiple lines of business.
    Highly effective at collaborations to establish strategic corporate goals, then translating business needs and implementing technology on time and within budget.
    Successful track record demonstrates keen ability to evaluate and conduct smooth M&A transitions and implement large-scale projects, while effectively leading organizations in change-intensive environments.
    Directly responsible for forging productive alliances within the organization as well as with outside vendors to implement shared services for an international, enterprise-wide infrastructure team during all phases of an acquisition.
    Available for Part-Time, Full-Time, or Virtual Interim Management and Consulting Engagements

Work experience

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Recently, Jim served as Architecture and Application Development Head for a startup Property and Casualty Insurance Company, overseeing the implementation and integration of a new Policy Administration System. In this role he collaboratively developed a three-year architectural roadmap and implementation plan and acted as their Chief Information Security Officer, establishing their IT Security Policies and program for reviewing their company's Information Security Practices including vendor evaluation and management. 

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Jim served as Chief Security Officer for a Global Life Insurance company implementing a world-wide governance program for IT Security. In this role he successfully elevated the awareness of IT security within the firm, formalized policies and implemented a governance program with local accountability. He established processes for Incident Response and reporting to Senior Management on the progress of implementing the cybersecurity program. 

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Jim also served as SVP in the Office of the Global CIO at a large multi-national insurance company. He was responsible for the global governance of IT, including IT Standards & Policies and the management of the CIO Council representing each business unit in the governance of IT. During this period, projects were initiated to achieve economies of scale through Infrastructure Consolidation and Call Center Modernization.


    B. Math (Computer Science) from University of Waterloo.

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