Speaker Biography

Jason Ruger

Senior Director of IT Strategy and Cyber Crime

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    Jason Ruger manages IT strategy and information security for Motorola Mobility worldwide. He is responsible for synthesizing business needs with technology innovations to create shareholder value. Mr. Ruger is also responsible for keeping these innovations secret – defending against all manner of cyber attacks.

    In the past three years, Mr. Ruger has helped reduce the overall IT budget by hundreds of millions of dollars while improving service levels. In the past five years, Mr. Ruger's team has deployed a variety of mobile platforms (from Android to Windows) to more than 50 countries.

    Prior to joining Motorola, Mr. Ruger worked as a management consultant. He used technology to improve profitability by more than $1 billion at eight out of the 10 largest retailers in the world. In addition, he prepared congressional economic testimony on the world's largest ground transportation merger.

    Mr. Ruger received a Bachelor of Science in economics from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.