Jim has worked in the information security industry as an entrepreneur, writer, speaker, technologist, and business strategist. His innovative ideas about emerging security trends are widely published and presented. In 1998, he founded SecurityPortal, the largest information security website. As Cloud Security Alliance’s cofounder and CEO, he is shaping the future of information security and technology industries.
SearchCloudComputing.com named him a “Top 10” computing leader. As President of Reavis Consulting Group, he advises security companies, governments, and large enterprises on new trends in Cloud, Mobility, and the Internet of Things. He served as advisor on the launch of industry ventures that have achieved successful M&A exits or IPO status, is widely quoted in the press, and worked with many corporations on their information security strategy and technology roadmap. He received a B.A. in Business Administration and Computer Science from Washington University, where he serves on the alumni board.