Before forming Risk Neutral, Jeff founded Invision Communications, a physical security company specializing in access control, video surveillance, industrial control systems, IoT, network connectivity, and cybersecurity. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board. In 2008, he co-founded Applied G2, a cybersecurity, risk management, data privacy, and compliance consulting firm. Jeff served as Chief Risk Officer (CRO), and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) as well as Vice Chairman of the Board.
Jeff held executive leadership positions with multiple Global 1000 firms before launching his own companies, including: Synopsys, Cigitial, AT&T, Unisys, CA Technologies, Novell, Price Waterhouse Coopers, and KPMG. His span of control included P&L responsibilities for global engineering teams in excess of 500 employees. Jeff has led global practices generating revenue well above $50M for professional services and $560M for enterprise software solutions.
Jeff is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and is recognized as a Governance Fellow in cybersecurity. He is a charter member of the Private Directors Associations (PDA). Jeff is a published author, including the Security Industry Year in Review, Innovate Tampa Bay – The Future of Cybersecurity, and Information Security Fundamentals, Second Edition. Jeff served on the PCI Standards Council Special Interest Group (PCI-SIG) on eCommerce. He was a contributing author, providing supplemental guidance for securing sensitive data associated with online credit card transactions. He holds industry certifications and professional designations across multiple disciplines. Some of his certifications include: Chief Risk Information Systems Control (CRISC), Carnegie Mellon Chief – Risk Officer Executive Program (CMU-CRO), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Building Security in Mature Model Assessor (BISMM), Unlimited Electrical Contractor (FL-13008900), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Credentialed Merchant Mariner – Master 50 GRT & Commercial Assistance, Professional Association of Dive Instructors – Master Scuba Diver Trainer (PADI-MSDT).