James was born on the East Coast and currently resides in the Seattle area. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran with a lifelong passion for technology. James is a cybersecurity professional and researcher credited with vulnerability discoveries in commercial security software. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Information Technology from the University of Denver. James maintains the GIAC Certified Incident Handler, GIAC Information Security Professional, (ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner, AXELOS ITIL Foundation Service Management, and BRCCI Certified Business Resilience Manager credentials.

Outside of his interests in computers and cybersecurity, James enjoys trail running, collecting coins and stamps, studying history, reading, traveling, and geeking out on all things science fiction. As a futurist, James is excited about the possibilities of technology radically altering our existence.

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