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.
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.
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.