Jim Rutt

Jim Rutt, CISSP-ISSAP/ISSMP, CCSP, CSSLP, CISM, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, C|CISO, CCSK, is the Chief Information Officer/CISO at the Dana Foundation. His responsibilities include providing strategic planning for information and technology management and overseeing all back office technology operations necessary to support the Foundation. Jim is an early adopter of cutting edge cloud security solutions, having led Dana through a complete cloud transformation six years ago. Jim has frequently spoken to peer organizations on corporate cybersecurity strategy and risk management, and also advises early stage technology companies on their business strategy to the financial and healthcare sector.

Jim is a graduate of Stetson University, where he received a B.B.A. degree. He has 24 years of technology experience (spanning financial, healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors) and has been at Dana for ten years. Jim has presented at multiple CIO and leadership conferences and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal (among other publications) for his view on mobile security and governance. Jim is the former President and Chairman of the Board of Technology Affinity Group (TAG) and is Vice President and Board Director for the New York Metro Chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance, as well as an Advisory Board member of the EC-Council C|CISO Advisory Board, as well as a founding advisory board member of BWG Strategy LLC, a Work-Bench Venture Capital Mentor/Advisor, advisor to Lightspeed Ventures, a Silicon Venture capital company, advisor to Vation Ventures, Glilot Partners, and board advisor to multiple startups including ShieldX, Tala Security, Baffle, Axonius, Minerva Labs and Pixm, amongst others.