James Shira

Los Angeles, CA

James Shira is the Global and US Chief Information & Technology Officer of PwC. 

Shira has made a significant impact in transforming the firm’s security landscape since joining the organization in 2015. The role forms part of the Global and US Leadership teams and is responsible for all aspects of technology across PwC.

Prior to PwC, Shira was Group CISO at Zurich Insurance Group where he transformed Zurich's information security posture, developing new and innovative solutions and capabilities, and working to enable Zurich employees to work in new and modern ways while remaining secure. Prior to Zurich, James was the Chief Security Officer for American General Financial Services (AGFS), a subsidiary of AIG, and also held the position of America’s CISO for Bank Julius Baer.