Founder & CEO of JAS Global Advisors LLC
Jeff Schmidt is the founder and CEO of JAS Global Advisors LLC and a two-decade veteran of the information security industry. With a unique blend of technical expertise and business savvy, Jeff has consistently shown results architecting and delivering security and risk management solutions for a full range of government and private sector clients. Previously, Jeff founded Authis, a provider of innovative risk-managed identity services for the financial vertical, was the Vice President of Product Management for ENDFORCE (acquired by Sophos), and was the CIO of The Ohio State University's second largest business unit, where he directed the technology planning, budgeting, implementation, and operations for a $65M department. He also spent time at The Microsoft Corporation where he spearheaded Microsoft's first internal malicious testing of Windows 2000.