PwC Director Thomas Phelps Named Chief Corporate Strategist and CIO at Laserfiche
Long Beach, CA, June 24, 2014 — Thomas Phelps IV has joined Laserfiche as Chief Corporate Strategist and CIO to lead the company’s Marketing and Information Technology (IT) organizations.
Leveraging over a decade of experience as a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)’s IT Security, Privacy & Risk national practice, Phelps will also accelerate integration between the Laserfiche strategic sales, professional services and marketing strategy departments.
“Laserfiche will benefit from a leader like Thomas, whose experience building relationships and nuanced understanding of C-suite concerns will help amplify our presence among Fortune 1000 companies,” said NienLing Wacker, Laserfiche Founder and CEO.
Laserfiche CTO Karl Chan said, “Laserfiche has always invested heavily in ensuring that the Laserfiche product line brings high value to customers for a low total cost of ownership. Thomas’s expertise will enable us to bring our first-class solutions to a wider variety of enterprise customers. I look forward to working with him to take our business to the next level.”
While at PwC, Phelps led the innovation of content security best practices for the motion picture industry, helped launch the Telecom and Network Services business and led multimillion dollar enterprise-wide engagements for Fortune 500 companies. Prior to PwC, he held various roles at Motorola, where he developed six sigma-based quality control processes for a new manufacturing line, developed training programs, and helped launch the Motorola Internet Software Products Division.
“I’m excited to bring fresh new ideas to Laserfiche, which already has outstanding solutions, tens of thousands of loyal customers and a talented leadership team,” said Phelps. “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to help drive the corporation to a new level of success.”
Phelps has guest-lectured at the University of Southern California on business continuity management and security topics. He has instructed the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Review Course for more than seven years. Phelps has led various non-profit organizations, including serving as the president of both Ascend Los Angeles Metro and ISACA (formerly known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association) Los Angeles. During his term, ISACA Los Angeles was recognized with the K. Wayne Snipes Award for the Best Very Large Chapter in North America. He has also served on the international ISACA Membership Board, which provided governance for members in over 180 countries.
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