Jim Chilton

Jim Chilton

CTO

Cengage Group

Jim ChiltonEVP, Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO) & GM, Infosec Jim Chilton currently serves as Cengage Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As of May 2022, Jim also assumed the role of acting General Manager for Infosec, part of the Cengage Work business.Jim is a seasoned technology and business executive with an extensive background and deep expertise in technology optimization from technical product engineering to business systems management, process management, cybersecurity and customer support. Prior to joining Cengage Group, Jim held executive leadership positions at a broad range of companies in the enterprise software, high tech, and education industries including Dassault Systèmes and SolidWorks.   Jim enthusiastically embraces the importance of ‘giving back’ and leverages his experience and network to influence the industry and community. He is an active Advisor and Board Member to numerous Boston area efforts and startup companies including Apprenti, MassHire, 1EdTech, among others. Jim also serves as board adviser for Dreamscape Learn, a VR technology company focused on developing immersive experiences for the classroom. He holds an MBA from New Hampshire College (now part of Southern New Hampshire University) and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Franklin Pierce University. Jim received the 2020 Inspire CIO of the Year/Boston ORBIE award and was a finalist for the prestigious National InspireCIO of the Year ORBIE Award for 2021. Jim is