John Caruthers

Executive Vice President and CISO

Triden Group

John Caruthers served 27 years in the FBI as an investigator and decorated leader of cybersecurity teams. Upon retiring from the FBI, John's subject matter expertise was leveraged in the life sciences and executive advisory sectors. His pedigree and depth of knowledge in the information security space serves both the commercial and government sectors in a quest to accelerate cybersecurity maturity. John is well-known for his cybersecurity awareness efforts with the FBI and private sector. He is highly sought out for public speaking opportunities across all industries. To further this effort, John established HAK-iQ as an awareness platform, which is used to reach a nationwide distribution of followers. John, his wife, and two daughters enjoy traveling, being outdoors, and frequenting the beach. Additionally, John is an avid golfer and music fan.