Thomas Phelps IV is the CIO and VP of Corporate Strategy for Laserfiche, a global provider of enterprise content management and process automation software. He joined Laserfiche in 2014 and leads IT, product support, industry marketing, analyst relations and strategic alliances. Prior to Laserfiche, Thomas was PwC’s national entertainment and media champion for cybersecurity and the Advisory Services leader for two global clients. Along with innovating content security practices used globally by the motion picture industry, Thomas led engagements with Fortune 500 companies on IT transformation, security, privacy, internal audit and business continuity management.
Thomas is the Chairperson of Long Beach Accelerator, a non-profit whose mission is to accelerate early stage startups with seed funding, mentorship and an exit strategy. He is on the Executive Boards for Innovate@UCLA and Southern California, Society for Information Management. Thomas has co-chaired sessions at the Wall Street Journal CIO Network Annual Meetings, and been cited in publications including Forbes, The Economist, CIO.com, IDG Connect, Tech Target, Inc. and Fox Business. He has co-authored/contributed to five books, including publications by PwC, ISACA and CRC Press. In 2019, Thomas became an Adjunct Professor for the Master in Accounting with Emphasis on Data and Analytics (MAcc D+A) program at the University of Southern California.