Business Information Security Officer (BISO) Director – Brand Protection Remote Opportunity – Insurance

J Harlan Group, LLC - Boston, MA

Business Information Security Officer (BISO)

Director – Brand Protection

Remote Opportunity – Insurance

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Business Information Security Officer – Director of Brand Protection at a prominent Insurance organization.


As BISO - Director, Brand Protection you will be accountable for continuously evaluating branding technology risks and expanding the branding controls across the technical & functional units and across the different LOBs where branding risks are present. This role will partner with key stakeholders across the organization, in order to eliminate the risks and building solid controls.

The firm is a fast growing and dynamic insurance organization that is experiencing exceptional growth and is looking for exceptional people to power its next phase of growth. In addition to providing Insurance Technology to their own organization they are providing “Major Insurance” Purchasing Software and Technological Services to some the most well-known Partner Names in the insurance industry.

They are an insurance organization that's big on technology. Finding faster and smarter methods of improving how people buy insurance is their objective. Their team is made up of talented and passionate professionals who aren't afraid to push the envelope. When you work at this organization, you'll have the opportunity to pursue your creative ideas in an environment that welcomes them

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Drive the organizations “Design for Brand Protection” capability incorporating proactive innovation to advance Brand Management including aspects of people, process and tools.
  • Focus on protecting brands and partnerships critically important to the business through continuous evaluation of cloud-based and multi-tenant technology platforms seeking to eliminate branding risks across the company including its branding assets and access to partner data.
  • Accountable for strategic brand risk throughout the organization and their partners including identification of risk and implementation of controls to facilitate risk mitigation.
  • Partner with system owners and architects in order to present an understanding of the current and future branding controls.
  • Partner with Legal to establish vendor policies, SLA, and contract requirements pertaining to brand controls and protections.
  • Strategize and implement appropriate policies/controls to increase security, maximize platform efficiency, and continued scalability and growth aligned with brand protection strategies.
  • Propose and drive solutions to protect brand integrity.
  • Collaborated with multiple business units to ensure branding controls are in place.
  • Evaluate and report on branding risks to senior stakeholders and recommend alternative architectures, processes and methodologies to mitigate risks across workflows and lines of

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Convey cross-functionally and drive engineering efforts.
  • Hold your own in technical discussion, be a subject matter expert, and have strategic influence.
  • Strong people influence and development skills.
  • Strong executive communication skills, the ability to impart technical details in business terms to senior management and ability to manage large technical vendors.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize and execute on a given strategy.
  • Strong comprehension of Insurance systems, processes and regulations.
  • Comprehension of theirs partner business processes, insurance products and offerings and the technical platforms and system.
  • Ability to work professionally across the organization; flexible, highly available and open to meet partner/client deliverables providing high level of customer service, and able to adapt to changes.


  • Ample hands-on involvement with multi-tenant platforms and architecture.
  • Advanced experience in a management role
  • Experience in working in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to adapt and accept change.
  • Experience in managing deadlines to deliver/execute solutions timely.
  • Experience partnering across various functions and levels within a company to accomplish key objectives/deliverables.
  • A capacity for constant learning from both success and failure, remaining open to change and continuous improvement.
  • A deep appreciation for the benefits of diverse mindsets, thinking and teams.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion
  • Strong verbal and written communication with the ability to effectively articulate and communicate technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes across all levels in the organization.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, management information systems, or equivalent

An individual who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems and wants to have an outsized impact with the services/ products they deliver. An individual with a passion for Business Information Security and Branding, high level of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence and an unparalleled drive to deliver world-class services.

About the Client:

The firm was founded in 1997 and was one of the first companies to enable customers to purchase insurance directly online, during a single visit. Since then, they have continued to innovate rapidly to meet the needs of their customers and their changing expectations.

The talent and dedication of their people is critical to their success. They offer an opportunity for developing one’s professional career while working with individuals trained in a variety of disciplines in a collegial and dynamic environment. They offer a broad range of competitive benefits.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join an Insurance firm on the leading edge of Technology. The management team needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are leaders, problem solvers, analytic, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works side-by-side with the firm’s senior management in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
    • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the “big picture” of business needs
    • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

    The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients

    Posted On: Thursday, September 9, 2021

    Tagged: BISO

    Position Contact
    Jerry Goldberg
    Manager Director
    (212) 792-0099

    After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

    Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

    Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

    • Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

    • Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

    Contact: – 212-792-0099 – 

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