James Everett Lee Strategies LLC
James is a global executive and subject matter expert who helps business leaders understand how privacy, cybersecurity, and identity impact revenue & operations. He’s been known to provide expert witness testimony, too.
James is also the Chief Operating Officer at the respected Identity Theft Resource Center in San Diego, California, the leading national non-profit that provides free assistance to victims of identity crimes and helps small businesses improve their data protection.
James served as Executive Vice President, Director, & Company Secretary for Irish cybersecurity company Waratek; Chief Marketing Officer at data pioneer ChoicePoint; a global public affairs & communication executive at International Paper Company; President of the International Paper Foundation; and, on the advisory boards of three tech start-ups. James led working groups for the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on identity management and privacy.
James holds academic credentials from the University of Arkansas, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, and the University of Texas Center for Identity. He is a life-long baseball fan (Let’s Go Nats!), a collector of pop culture, and a purveyor of useless facts.
James hosts the ITRC’s two podcasts - the Weekly Breach Breakdown that focuses on the most recent trends in data privacy & cybersecurity and The Fraudian Slip, a monthly podcast that features guests discussing the latest in identity-related fraud. He previously hosted the BBB National Program’s Better Series Business Podcast.
When the news media wants to know the impact of data breaches, cybersecurity trends, and emerging privacy practices, the media calls James.
So do academic institutions, non-profit organizations, state and federal government agencies, and businesses of all sizes.