James Shira

Los Angeles, CA

James’s recent appointment to CITO for the PwC network of firms acknowledges the significant impact he has made in transforming the firm’s security landscape since joining the organization in 2015. The role forms part of the Global and US Leadership teams and is responsible for all aspects of technology across PwC.

Prior to PwC, James was Group Chief Information Security Officer at Zurich Insurance Group where he transformed Zurich's information security posture, developing new and innovative solutions and capabilities, and working to enable Zurich employees to work in new and modern ways while remaining secure. Prior to Zurich, James was the Chief Security Officer for American General Financial Services (AGFS), a subsidiary of AIG, and also held the position of America’s CISO for Bank Julius Baer.