Jason Hicks is a veteran information security and risk management executive with CISO experience in the finance, retail, information security service provider, entertainment, manufacturing, and logistics verticals. As a Field CISO for Coalfire, he is responsible for helping the company's client CISO’s maximize their security investments and program maturity. Prior to Coalfire, he was the Global CISO for the Kudelski Group (SWX: KUD) and was responsible for the global security programs at five member companies. Jason also provided Virtual CISO services to multiple, multibillion-dollar organizations. Prior to Kudelski Group, Jason served as global chief information security officer (CISO) at Ares Management LLP (NYSE: ARES), a multinational alternative asset manager, with more than $262 billion in assets under management.