James Beeson serves as Cigna's CISO and is a member of the IT senior leadership team. He leads the company’s global information protection and security program.

Prior to Cigna, James worked for GE Capital Americas where he held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility, including most recently as the CISO / Divestiture Security Leader, IT Global Security Officer, and vice president, Production Services Leader. He also worked for eight years at Trinity Industries in a number of different IT and technical roles.

James holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University and a BA from Amber University, both in Texas. He holds designations as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and as Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).

He is based in Bloomfield, Connecticut.