Jim Pflaging

Principal, Technology Sector and Strategy Practice Lead

Areas of Focus:

Developing organic and non-organic growth strategy

Identifying and executing high impact acquisitions, mergers, and private equity investments

Creating competitive advantage through improved positioning, partnerships, and risk management programs


Mr. Pflaging leads the technology sector and strategy practice for The Chertoff Group. He and his team work with enterprises and investors to develop growth plans and to evaluate and implement investment opportunities.  In these roles, Mr. Pflaging focuses on the intersection of cloud, mobility, cybersecurity, and IoT and provides advice encompassing organic and non-organic growth strategy, capital planning, risk management, positioning, and business development.  In addition, he serves on the board of directors of several technology companies and is a frequent speaker on security and business strategy. Mr. Pflaging has over 30 years of Silicon Valley experience including 15 years as CEO of cybersecurity and data management companies.