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Dr. Alastair MacWillsonDr. Alastair MacWillson is the global managing director in charge of Accenture Technology Consulting's security business and works with business and government leaders around the world on critical issues such as security, trust, privacy and compliance. He also serves on the leadership team of Accenture’s global Technology & Delivery service line. MacWillson's primary areas of expertise include global security, information security, business and operational risk, technology transformation and technology vision.
Prior to joining Accenture, MacWillson spent 16 years with the UK Foreign Service specializing in political and technical risk analysis on postings in the former Soviet Union, the Middle East and the United States. He has been an advisor to the cooperative Society of Worldwide Interbank Funds Transfer on message security, the United Kingdom, United States and Australian governments on critical infrastructure protection, and the European Commission on protecting citizen privacy.
A sought after speaker and media commentator, MacWillson has recently contributed to The Black Book on Government Security published by Larstan. MacWillson earned a B.S. in physics from London University, followed by a Ph.D. in theoretical physics related to research in applied cryptography. He also holds a D.Phil. in cryptographic science and a Dip.B.S. in biological sciences.
Floris van den Dool Floris van den Dool is the executive director responsible for Accenture Technology Consulting's security business in Europe, Africa and Latin America. He has 20 years of IT and IT security experience and assists many Accenture clients with the implementation of security from business, technology and process points of view. His recent engagements have involved security aspects of large IT outsourcing contracts, security of Web and SOA architectures, implementation of identity and access management for large multinationals, and implementation of secure infrastructure to meet compliance requirements at a large multinational.
Van den Dool is a part-time lecturer at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, where he teaches information security as part of the university’s post-graduate program in IT auditing.
Paul O’Rourke Paul O’Rourke is the Asia Pacific security lead for Accenture. O’Rourke has an extensive background in risk management and IT security companies across the Asia Pacific region over the past nine years. This expertise includes information security, consulting, systems integration, software development, operations management and outsourcing.
O’Rourke has proven entrepreneurial experience in the establishment of new business divisions and has achieved compound growth within these divisions. He has worked on significant private equity mergers and acquisitions in Australia and Asia.
Prior to joining Accenture, O’Rourke was regional vice president for Verizon Business and previously was the chief executive officer of an ASX-listed IT Risk Management and Security Co. O’Rourke has also been director of a Japanese IT company over the past four years. Paul earned a bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Bill Phelps Bill Phelps is an executive director in Accenture Technology Consulting's security business. Phelps holds multiple leadership roles. He runs Accenture’s North American Security group, and has direct responsibility for Security Consulting in Accenture’s Public Service and Communication & High Tech client groups. Phelps is leading Accenture’s growth in the emerging cyber security market, and also coordinates sales and marketing activities for Accenture’s global Security service line. For the past decade Phelps has focused on helping clients address large-scale technology challenges in data center technologies, networks, security and messaging.
Phelps is an expert in data center operations and technology and has spent most of the last eight years working on projects related to developing and operating global data center infrastructures. Phelps rejoined Accenture in early 2004 after founding and building a start up, SevenSpace, to provide remote infrastructure and application management. SevenSpace delivered a portfolio of managed data center, network and security services to customers with complex requirements and demanding SLAs. SevenSpace was sold to Sun Microsystems and now forms the core of Sun Management Services.
Before rejoining Accenture, Phelps also was a member of the board of directors for True North Solutions, a security consulting firm providing services and solutions to large government and private sector organizations. Phelps began his career with Accenture in 1986, and spent the majority of his career in the communications industry. He earned his M.B.A. from the University of Texas, Austin, where he won the 1986 Moot Corp Venture Design Competition. He also holds a B.A. from the University of Connecticut.
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