Jay is the Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Security Officer for Samsung Electronics, a global market leader in high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media.
Prior to his current role, Jay was a Risk Manager with the HP Global Cyber Security Team leading risk assessment efforts across the business. Jay has spent 17 years working in cybersecurity and IT in the military and government. He spent 13 years as an active duty Marine specializing in Information Assurance and Computer Network Defense (IA/CND) and another four years as a government civilian performing computer forensics and developing cyber policy with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). While at NCIS, Jay worked as the Cybersecurity Liaison to the Department of the Navy CIO as part of the NCIS Global Cyber Operations team where he provided cybersecurity guidance and direction, cyber intelligence briefings, and policy updates related to incident response for the Navy and Marine Corps. He also provided direct support in the development of the Department of Defense Critical Infrastructure Protection policies and planning.
Jay also served as Ministerial Advisor to the Afghan Ministry of Interior and was responsible for the development of an IT and communication education and training program for the Afghan Police Force in 2012.