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Jim Richberg

Jim Richberg

Head of Cyber Policy & Global Field CISO, Fortinet
Jim Richberg's role as Fortinet's Field CISO for the Public Sector and Vice President of Information Security leverages his nearly 40 years leading and driving innovation in cybersecurity and threat intelligence. Prior to joining Fortinet, he served as the National Intelligence Manager for Cyber, the senior Federal Executive focused on cyber intelligence within the $80B+/100,000 employee US Intelligence Community (IC). He led cyber strategy for the 17 departments and agencies of the IC, set integrated priorities on cyber threats, and served as Senior Advisor to the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on cyber issues. Jim is a member of the US IT Sector Coordinating Council, the World Economic Forum's Cybersecurity Leadership Community, the CNBC Technology Executive Council, and the Forbes Technology Council. He leads industry working groups focused on national cyber strategy, implementing Federal cybersecurity initiatives with the private sector, and on helping state and local government improve their cybersecurity.