Jim Whetstone

Jim Whetstone

Jim Whetstone is US Technology and Privacy Manager at Hiscox, the international specialist insurer. In this capacity, Mr Whetstone manages the technology errors and omissions and the privacy and data breach insurance products and underwriting operations in the US.

Prior to joining Hiscox, Mr Whetstone underwrote the professional liability product suite as an Assistant Vice President in ACE USA’s Professional Risk division, where he specialized in technology and privacy insurance. Prior to joining ACE USA, Mr Whetstone was a Vice President in Aon’s Technology and Professional Risk group. Prior to working in the insurance industry, Mr Whetstone spent more than ten years in various technology-related roles in both traditional and new-economy industries, including with Andersen Consulting, Rockwell Automation and the internet startup, Webvan.

Mr Whetstone received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He specialized in a logistics program that combined requirements from the highly regarded business and engineering schools, and graduated with high honors.

He is based in Hiscox’s Chicago office.

Recent Articles by Jim Whetstone

Lost In The Cloud: Five Strategies For Risk Managers Facing The Challenges Of Cloud Computing

Would you send your child to a daycare you hadn’t thoroughly vetted? Of course not. You want your child to be safe. Risk managers feel the same way about their organization’s assets and data. When moving to “the cloud,” they want to be sure that the technology resources and data that are their business’ lifeblood […]

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