James Shira

James Shira

PwC US Chief Information Officer, PwC US

Responsible for continuing to drive our tech and cyber journey so we can innovate to serve our clients in new ways, work smarter and faster to deliver quality, and responsibly embed tech in everything we do. He will continue in this role as part of PwC US’ incoming Operating Committee on July 1.

Currently PwC’s US and Global Chief Information Officer, James joined PwC in 2015 as Chief Information Security Officer, building and leading the US and global information security function. 

With over 20 years of experience leading multiple security and technology transformation and modernization programs for large organizations, James thrives on tackling large-scale challenges, integrating emerging technologies to enable business strategies and leading and inspiring teams and is known as a change and action-oriented leader.

An inaugural student of Columbia University's Executive Technology Management program, James also holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Baylor University with a concentration in management information systems. He lives in California with his wife and two children. In James’ free time, he is into vintage cars—he enjoys working on them, restoring them and driving them.

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  • Technology
  • Strategy consulting
  • Emerging technology
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics