Jim Routh

Former CISO

Jim Routh is the former Chief Information Security Officer for MassMutual.

Formerly, Routh was the Chief Security Officer and led the Global Security function for Aetna. He is the Chairman of the NH-ISAC Board. He is also a Board member of the FS-ISAC. He was formerly the Global Head of Application & Mobile Security for JP Morgan Chase. Prior to that, he was the CISO for KPMG, DTCC and American Express and has over 30 years of experience in information technology and information security as a practitioner, management consultant, and leader of technology, analytic, and information security functions for global financial service firms.

Routh is the winner of the 2009 BITS Leadership Award for outstanding leadership of the Supply Chain Working Group sponsored by the financial industry in collaboration with NIST and the Department of Treasury. He was the 2007 Information Security Executive of the Year for the Northeast and the 2014 North American Information Security Executive of the Year for North America in Healthcare. He is a widely recognized expert in security program implementation. Jim is successful in reducing information security costs while significantly improving enterprise risk management practices through innovation and transformational leadership. He is a co-author of the FS-ISAC white paper on 3rd Party Software Security Controls and several other industry white papers.