Jabil is the leading provider of worldwide electronic manufacturing services and solutions. As the Global CISO, John provides leadership to ensure data protection for comprehisive electronics design, production and product management services provided by Jabil’s 150,000+ employees, across 90 countries, to companies in the aerospace, automotive, computing, defense, digital home, energy, healthcare, industrial, instrumentation, lifestyles, mobility, mold, networking, packaging, peripherals, storage, telecommunications and wearable technology industries. For the fiscal year ended August 31, 2014, Jabil had net revenues of approximately $15.8 billion and net income attributable to Jabil Circuit, Inc. of approximately $241.3 million.

Prior to joining Jabil, John was the Vice President of Global Information Assurance and Risk, with the First Data Corporation and represented First Data on the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Standard Council Board as a member of the board of Advisors. First Data is a global technology and payments processing leader, serving more than 6 million merchant locations, thousands of card issuers and millions of consumers worldwide.

John has an extensive background as an Information Assurance executive with experience in strategy, design and implementation of solutions, which provide governance in Enterprise Risk Management, IT Risk Management, Security, Privacy, Compliance, and Business Continuity. John’s achievements include the creation of leverage between, required enterprise governance controls with cost savings, to include revenue generating value add services.

Prior to joining First Data, he has provided technology transformation consulting, executed global programs for a fortune 50 technology enterprise, as well as, several global service providers, large scale acquisitions, and business partners in retail, supply chain, private equity, technology, communications, healthcare, and financial industries. He has a complex technical background including Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Computing, Networking, IPS, relational database, and Unix. He prides himself on balancing business strategy with controls.

His professional certifications include CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, which complement more than 20 years experience in Technology. He balances this with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Georgia Southern University, and a Masters of Science in Information Assurance (MSIA) from Norwich University in Northfield Vermont.