Jeff Johnson, Director of Cybersecurity Architecture and Risk, leads a team of highly focused individuals in creating and managing the risk-based governance program at AutoNation. Jeff pioneered implementing the NIST Cyber Security Framework including integration of security policies and standards into technology architecture and project management. During his 35 year career, he has held positions of responsibility in the retail, government, and construction sectors, as well as having served nine years as an officer in the United States Navy Submarine Force.

Jeff graduated from the University of Florida with bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. He also holds a master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from the Navy, and a master’s degree in Information Systems. His certifications include CISSP, ISSAP, and PMP.