Neira Jones: Biography highlights
More than 20 years experience in financial services and technology, Neira believes in change through innovation and partnerships. She is regularly invited to advise organisations of all sizes on payments, cyber-crime, cryto-currency and blockchain, information security, regulations and on digital innovation, where she strives to demystify the hype surrounding technology today.
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Neira Jones’ background
Neira is a Non-Executive Director for cyber security firm Cognosec and payments innovator Comcarde. She chairs the Advisory Board for mobile innovator Ensygnia and is a partner for the international Global Cyber Alliance. She is an Advisor and Ambassador for the Emerging Payments Association and you’ll find her on the City AM FinTech Most Influential Power List, the City AM Powerful Women in the City List, the Richtopia Top 100 Most Influential People in Fintech and the Innotribe Femtech Leaders List.
Tripwire nominated Neira as “Top Influencer in Security To Follow on Twitter” in January 2015, CEOWorld Magazine nominated her as Top Chief Security Officer to Follow on Twitter in April 2014, she is the Merchant Payments Ecosystem Acquiring Personality of the Year 2013, SC Magazine Information Security Person of the Year 2012 and she is an InfoSecurity Europe Hall of Fame alumni since 2011.
She was voted to the Top 10 Most Influential People in Information Security by SC Magazine & ISC2 in 2010. Neira has served on the PCI SSC Board of Advisors for 4 years and is a Fellow of the British Computer Society.
Neira Jones has previously worked for Barclaycard, Santander, Abbey National, Oracle Corp. and Unisys. Her clients span industry sectors, including financial services, fintech, retail, legal, consulting, information security and technology