Chief Information Risk Officer, RiskyData
James Christiansen is CEO and CRO of Evantix, Inc. a cutting edge firm offering risk management services. At Evantix Christiansen is responsible for the vision, development and implementation of information security strategies. Prior to Evantix, he was CISO for Experian Americas and CISO and head of worldwide security for General Motors. He was SVP and Head of Information Security for Visa International, responsible for development and implementation of their worldwide information security program. He was featured in the New York Times as a leader in information security. He has an M.B.A. and a B.S., is the author of the “Internet Survival Series” books, contributing author of “CISO Essentials” and many industry papers. He co-chaired an ANSI study on Cost of Breaches for Healthcare.