John is the Area Vice President of Cognizant Security for UK and Central Europe.
John has a 20 year track record of delivering pioneering but pragmatic security solutions, with particular strengths in Identity management and visionary work with Global managed security architectures. A transformational leader, John has built high performance teams; maintaining energy and a commitment to deliver, extending to strong partnerships resulting in integrated solutions. With a Finance background, he has a passion for accountability, and a strong combination of strategic vision, operational excellence, leadership, and technical knowledge.
John is a published author, has advised Government in areas of national interest, has enjoyed a number of "best service provider" awards from a number of FTSE100 clients on the delivery of security solutions, and achieved two "top right" ratings on Gartner's Magic Quadrant.
In his previous leadership roles at Entrust, RSA Security, BT Security, and Verizon, John developed both depth and breadth of experience in Security, Cloud, IT Advisory, Communications, Datacenter, Network, Governance Risk Compliance, PCI, Mobility, IOT and Identity & Access Management.
John has a passion for Motorcycling, Kite Surfing, and Cats.