NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Supply Wisdom -- the leader in continuous risk intelligence, announced today the appointment of James Routh to its Board of Directors, effective March 16, 2021, as an independent director.
"We are thrilled to welcome Jim Routh to the Supply Wisdom Board," said Atul Vashistha, chairman and CEO, Supply Wisdom. "Jim is one of the most well-respected security minds in the world, establishing himself as a go-to expert when it comes to advancing enterprise risk management strategies and goals. He has consistently taken an innovative and agile approach to risk management and resilience. We are fortunate to have him on our board."
With over 40 years of professional experience, Routh brings deep expertise in cybersecurity and operational risk management from previous senior leadership roles at Fortune 100 companies, including CVS, JP Morgan Chase, KPMG, DTCC and American Express. Most recently, Routh led MassMutual and Aetna in building world-class continuous risk management programs and capabilities for 3rd and Nth party governance.
“COVID proved that resilient supply chains and operations require enterprises to evolve past their outdated third-party governance practices. It starts by prioritizing the adoption of a continuous and data-driven risk management framework for 3rd, 4th and 5th parties,” said Routh. “Today, Supply Wisdom’s continuous risk monitoring solution enables enterprises to significantly increase their supply chain and enterprise resilience. I look forward to working with the Supply Wisdom team to enable and accelerate their leadership in the market.”
As a board member, Routh will provide strategic guidance to Supply Wisdom's executive leadership team and advise on continuous operational risk practices for third-party governance. Widely recognized in the cybersecurity sphere as “the CISO for CISOs,” Routh is known for his unwavering commitment to sharing information and applying innovation to continuous risk management practices for third-party governance, using data science as a foundation. He has designed and successfully implemented many third-party governance programs for enterprises using data feeds, enabling enterprises to manage operational risk in near real time. He has won numerous industry awards as a cybersecurity luminary, including the Shared Assessments Industry Luminary Award, Security Alliance Award for Innovation, the ISE Luminary Leadership Award and the CSO Hall of Fame Award.
To learn more about Supply Wisdom and its risk monitoring solution, please visit www.supplywisdom.com.