James Wilde joins SPHERE as Global Head of Security Strategy. Wilde brings over 20 years of IT and security experience with some of the largest financial institutions where he ran global security programs and services for large enterprises.

Most recently, he was the Director of Data Protection and Insider Risk for Forcepoint, and before that spent over a decade at Barclays where he was the accountable exec for the implementation and operation of security technologies across the group. This included data protection, privilege access management, endpoint protection, vulnerability management and enterprise visibility to name a few.

WIlde will work closely with clients to advise them on IT security strategies and how to best implement them into their current business procedures. He will also be writing a new blog series, "Wilde on Security" to keep clients informed on the latest trends and challenges regarding security and access governance. He will be driving the thought leadership across SPHERE's network within the industry.