Jim Penrose is renowned for his innovative approach to cyber operations and has been called upon to solve the most complex challenges faced by the private sector and the US Intelligence Community. His previous experience in government includes 17 years of meritorious service at the NSA and 6 years in the Senior Executive Service. He served in key senior leadership roles, including Founder and Chief of the NSA Operational Discovery Center, Technical Director for Counterterrorism and Mission Manager for the NSA/CSS Threat Operations Center. Jim received numerous commendations including the Presidential Rank Award and the National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal from the Director of National Intelligence.
Prior to joining BlueVoyant, Jim served as EVP & Head of Services for [redacted], Inc. Jim founded [redacted]’s Managed Security Service Provider business unit and was the Product Manager for 3rd party risk data products. He also served as the Head of Production leading cyber operations, threat analysis, and investigations for [redacted] during his three-year tenure. Prior to that Jim was the EVP for Cyber Intelligence at Darktrace.