Jim Routh is the Chief Information Security Officer for KPMG in the US. He is the former CISO at DTCC and American Express. Routh has over 20 years of experience in information technology and information security as a practitioner, management consultant, and leader of technology functions and information security functions for global firms. He is widely recognized as a highly innovative CISO who designed and implemented a software security program assessed as one of the most mature in the world by an independent group using the BSIMM framework. Routh was selected the 2007 Information Security Executive of the year for the Northeast.
Prior to joining DTCC he was the first CISO for American Express and responsible for the implementation of an enterprise-wide implementation of GLBA specific controls and practices within two different banking entities in North America. Prior to that, he led a customer information management function within Risk Management for the US card businesses for American Express. Prior to that he led the information technology function for the Institutional Services and Investment Management businesses for American Express Financial Advisors. Mr. Routh was a management consultant in information technology for dozens of leading financial service firms for over 12 years.
Mr. Routh is an advisor to the Board of Directors for FS-ISAC. Mr. Routh serves as an advisor for several security related technology firms and is the current Chairman of the Archer Community.