James C. Trainor is Senior Vice President within Aon’s Cyber
Solutions Group. Mr. Trainor joined Aon in October 2016 after a distinguished
career at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he most recently led the Cyber
Division at FBI Headquarters.
Mr. Trainor played a critical role in devising the FBI’s
national strategy to combat cyber-crime and was the senior FBI executive
responsible for all cyber investigations. During his three year tenure in the
Cyber Division, Mr. Trainor led FBI Agents and Analysts in every major
high-profile cyber investigation involving the FBI.
In his new role, Mr. Trainor will help shape Aon’s overall
cyber strategy on behalf of clients, working closely with colleagues across
technology, system integration, risk transfer and advisory to ensure a holistic
and integrated approach.
Mr. Trainor joined the FBI as a Special Agent in 1996. Over
his twenty year FBI career, he served in both overseas and domestic assignments
focused on cyber, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, intelligence and
criminal matters. He has served in field assignments in Chicago; New Haven, CT;
Boston; New York City and at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Trainor is a graduate of Assumption College in
Worcester, Massachusetts and obtained a master’s degree from the University of Connecticut.
He also completed a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Certificate
Program from Carnegie Mellon University and has GIAC certifications in GISP,
GSLC and GISF.
Mr. Trainor is the recipient of the 2016 Presidential Rank
Award, the 2016 FCW Federal 100 in Information Technology, and was recognized
by Security Magazine in 2017 as Most Influential in Security.
Prior to joining the FBI, he was a military intelligence
officer for the U.S. Army.