Jim leads Accenture’s Global Cybersecurity business for the energy, utilities, chemicals and mining industries. With more than 25 years of deep industry experience and business acumen, he plays a strategic role in setting the direction and overseeing the delivery of operational and enterprise security solutions for Accenture’s Resources business.
Cybersecurity is at the core of Jim’s experience—he specializes in securing assets from industrial control systems to enterprise applications, including the implementation of these systems for large-scale energy and utility organizations. Jim has a proven track record of assisting companies with their business strategies through execution across the entire hydrocarbon and mineral value chain.
Before Accenture, Jim held leadership roles with diverse organizations. His experience includes leading PwC's Security, Privacy & Risk practice for Energy across the US. He was also the managing principal of CPSG/Partners Consulting, driving the business and leading the technical architecture and emerging technology group. Jim started his career in 1990 with a global oilfield services and geophysical data acquisition company, where he acquired a wide range of field experience in systems engineering while working offshore.