VP, Risk, Cyber and Board Relations
Optiv Vice President, specializing in Cyber Risk, Threats, Strategy, Incident Response and Board Relations. Mr. Turgal joined Optiv after spending over three years in the Cyber Risk Practice at Deloitte and after retiring from a distinguished 22-year career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). During his FBI career, James served as a Special Agent, Attorney and Pilot in numerous FBI Field Offices, and two years as the Deputy General Counsel for Domestic Terrorism Affairs. His cyber experience began in 2003 working cyber investigations and includes designing a Cyber Crime Taskforce and Computer Forensic Laboratory in the Cincinnati Field Office; served in executive roles as the Special Agent in Charge of the Phoenix Arizona office; and senior executive / C-Suite roles as the Assistant Director – Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) and culminated his career as the Executive Assistant Director of Global Information Technology and the FBI’s Chief Information Officer (CIO).