Full Name
Mr. J.J. Thompson
Job Title
Sr. Director, Managed Threat Response
Speaker Bio
J.J. Thompson is an industry veteran with a 20-year track record of success in the cybersecurity industry: designing, implementing, and managing security programs by fusing technology with high-performance teams. After spending most of his career working as a strategic advisor and thought leader for some of the world’s largest high-growth organizations and security companies, Thompson joined Sophos to lead strategy for service offerings following the acquisition of his company, Rook Security, in 2019.

While at Ernst & Young, he served Global 100 accounts through strategic incident and crisis response. Thompson also served as President of the Silicon Valley chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and (ISC)² Indianapolis.

Throughout his career, Thompson has served as a strategic advisor for policy makers and local, state, and federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies. Thompson holds a bachelors degree in Management sciences from the University of Iowa, and has a passion in mentoring startup leadership, boards, and driving career advancement for the next generation of industry leaders.
J.J. Thompson