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James Freestone

Chief Information Security Officer, Informa

James Freestone is the Chief Information Security Officer and is very proud to lead an amazing team at Informa, a leading international events, digital services, and academic knowledge group. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, James has a proven track record of implementing information security in medium to large global organisations.

Before joining Informa in 2018, James served as the Chief Information Security Officer at UBM and PR Newswire. He has lived and worked mainly in the UK and the US. James is an accomplished business information security professional with excellent all-around security skills. He is a leader with a successful background in implementing large programs of positive change, and he has strong organisational skills and a proven ability to develop efficient and cost-effective business-focused solutions.
James is passionate about building a positive cybersecurity culture and focuses on supporting the business through the dynamic risk landscape in support of revenue generation and growth. 

Speaker sessions

In Conversation: Pragmatic security in budget-conscious environments

  • 17:05
  • Thu
  • 16 Nov
Track: AI Focus, C Level Focus, Human Focus, Technical Focus, Threat Focus
  • AI
  • Culture
  • Cyber landscape
  • Cloud & Cloud Security
  • Future of Cyber