PHOENIX, May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bishop Fox, the largest private professional services firm focused on offensive security testing, announced today that Bill Carroll has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer (COO), where he will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company. As COO, Carroll will have oversight of operations, customer experience, IT, and human resources (HR) in addition to strategic cross-firm initiatives including delivery of consulting services and the company's new managed services business. He will report directly to Vincent Liu, co-founder and CEO of Bishop Fox.
Carroll has nearly three decades of experience driving bottom line results for some of the world's largest and most complex service organizations. Prior to joining Bishop Fox, he was the CEO of Aasonn, a global HR strategy and technology services company. At Aasonn, he led a business turnaround that was so successful that the company was acquired less than two years later.
"Bill is an experienced and disciplined executive and we are thrilled to have him join our team in this important leadership role. He has a proven ability to manage companies in rapid expansion mode and will be a tremendous asset to our firm as we continue our ambitious growth plans," said Liu. "He is also a perfect fit for our corporate culture, which values smart, hardworking professionals who thrive in a positive and good-humored environment."
Before Aasonn, Carroll was vice president of Fruition Partners, where he was responsible for streamlining the delivery of ITSM SaaS professional services globally and improving overall operations at the company, which led to its successful acquisition. Before that, he was vice president and general manager of CSC Global Platform & Enterprise Service Management, where he led a team of over 3,000 people globally with budget responsibility of $250 million. Carroll also spent seven years as vice president at HP, most recently as VP of Global Professional Services across all HP products, where he led more than 2,000 people in over 60 countries.
Carroll received his Master of Science Administration (MSA) and Bachelor of Science Business Administration (BSBA) from Central Michigan University.
About Bishop Fox
Bishop Fox is the largest private professional services firm focused on offensive security testing. Since 2005, the firm has provided security consulting services to the world's leading organizations — working with over 25% of the Fortune 100 — to help secure their products, applications, networks, and cloud resources with penetration testing and security assessments. In February 2019, Bishop Fox closed $25 million in Series A funding from ForgePoint Capital, which will allow the company to continue to grow its research capabilities and develop next generation offensive security technologies. The company is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ and has offices in Atlanta, GA; San Francisco, CA; New York, NY; and Barcelona, Spain.
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