ID Experts® Names Thomas F. Kelly President and CEO
Press on September 25, 2017
- ID Experts Services and Software
Serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur and technology veteran to take cybersecurity leader through next stage of growth
PORTLAND, Ore. — September 25, 2017 — ID Experts, the leading provider of concierge-style identity protection and data breach services, today announced that Thomas F. Kelly has joined the company as president and CEO.
Kelly is a Silicon Valley technology industry veteran who has led both public and private companies through all stages of growth, which in some cases resulted in strategic acquisitions. He was most recently CEO of AccelOps, a leading provider of network security monitoring and analytics solutions, through its 2016 acquisition by Fortinet.
“Tom is a serial entrepreneur and true leader with an established track record of company growth,” said Sean Cunningham, managing director at Trident Cyber Security and investor and member of the ID Experts board of directors. “His experience will be invaluable in boosting ID Experts’ position in the growing cybersecurity space. We are very glad to have him on board.”
Prior to AccelOps, Kelly served as president and CEO at various technology companies, including Moxie Software Epicor and Blaze Software. Earlier in his career, he was a senior executive at Cirrus Logic and Cadence Design Systems. He has served on the boards of both public and private companies and is currently a board member at Fabrinet. Kelly holds a B.S. degree in economics from Santa Clara University, where he is a member of the board of regents.
“With our nation experiencing what feels like a new cyber breach every day, identity protection and data breach response services couldn’t be timelier or more needed in our market,” said Kelly. “I’m excited to join this cybersecurity leader in order to foster a safer cyber world for millions of people impacted or concerned by these threats.”
ID Experts protects the identities of over 25 million individuals. It is the largest provider of identity protection software and services to the U.S. government, serving the millions of individuals affected by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) cyber breach.
In August 2016, ID Experts announced that it raised a $27.5 million round of equity funding, backed by Peloton Equity, Trident Capital Cybersecurity and BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners (Sandbox Industries).
About ID Experts
ID Experts® is a leading provider of identity protection and data breach services for companies and individuals throughout the U.S. As the largest provider of identity protection services to the federal government, the company’s flagship MyIDCare™ product combines consumer-centric software and concierge-style services to make it simple for consumers to protect their identities and gain peace of mind. ID Experts is trusted by major organizations across government, healthcare, commercial enterprises, financial institutions and higher education.