Jim Hale is a recognized thought leader, investor, and pioneer in the financial services industry with extensive training and experience within the risk management and cyber security sectors. He has launched and grown multiple businesses that have leveraged his vision of both the evolving financial services marketplace as well as the disruption of emerging financial technologies. As an investor, Jim has advised scores of public and private companies on growth and innovation. Jim leverages his global network of leaders within the financial service industry that he has built over several decades investing in the space. FTV Capital, the venture investment platform Jim founded in 1998, has made numerous investments in cutting edge cyber security companies, which have contributed to the overall growth of the security industry. Independently, Jim has served as Chair of the ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ:ACIW) Board Risk Committee since 2015, as well as seven other public board positions that have relied on his background in risk management and financial reporting, beginning in the 1990s.