Tom is the Group Technology Officer of Accenture Security and a recognized thought leader in the security industry. He co-founded FusionX, which was acquired by Accenture in August 2015. Tom is known for his research in multiple areas, including adversary and threat profiling and software vulnerability.
Tom has more than 15 years of deep experience in providing security expertise to some of the world’s largest organizations, across a diverse cross-section of industries. He is a seasoned security consulting practice strategist with a highly technical and specialized background, and extensive leadership experience. Tom has formulated the go-to-market strategy and services portfolios for multiple high-profile and successful organizations.
Tom has led and participated in multiple successful security industry mergers, acquisitions and business integrations. Outside of his work at Accenture, Tom provides his expertise to numerous industry think tanks and non-profit organizations such as the Cyber Conflict Studies Association, Brookings Institute and the Atlantic Council.
Tom has four published books on information security to his credit, including "Cyber Adversary Characterization—Auditing the Hacker Mind," and has contributed to the popular "Stealing the Network" Series. He is an acclaimed speaker at conferences around the globe, such as the BlackHat Briefings.
Tom also lends his time to lecturing at universities, he is involved in community research initiatives and is often invited to provide his expert opinion to online as well as print publications and news agencies, including the BBC News, CNN, Vanity Fair, The Register, Reuters News, Wired and Business Week.
In his free time, Tom likes outdoor activities and is passionate about food.