LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Docupace Technologies, LLC, the financial services industry's leading provider of Straight-Through Processing solutions, announces that Chief Information Officer John Cunningham will fill the additional position of Chief Information Security Officer. Mr. Cunningham takes over from Tom Embrogno, who will step into the newly created role of Global Strategic Advisor.
In his new position, Mr. Embrogno will drive Docupace partnerships with Broker-Dealers and RIAs to create innovative, cost-effective solutions that empower these institutions to better connect with their clients while improving operational efficiencies. Mr. Embrogno will continue to work with Mr. Cunningham and the rest of Docupace's senior leadership team to drive strategy across the Docupace enterprise and advise Docupace clients on compliance-related matters. Mr. Embrogno co-invented Docupace's core system, the ePACS® Productivity Suite. He brought to market the first cloud-based, SEC/FINRA-compliant supervisory and storage system which satisfied SEC rules 17a3 and 17a4.
Mr. Cunningham joined Docupace as Chief Information Officer in 2016 and manages the information technology strategy, infrastructure systems, and professional services and support organizations that enable Docupace's clients. In his expanded role as Chief Information Security Officer, Mr. Cunningham will continue to oversee the delivery of Docupace offerings through the ePACS platform, as well as the firm's Cybersecurity solutions and Information Security policies and procedures. Mr. Cunningham has 29 years of combined technology and security experience, with over 17 years in financial services industry, supporting technology, security, service delivery, and risk management. He has previously held titles of Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Information Risk Officer and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), as well as a credentialed retired federal law enforcement officer.
"This repositioning is part of the natural progression and growth of Docupace. We are dedicated to empowering Broker-Dealers and RIAs with innovative technologies that help drive enhanced SEC/FINRA-compliance along with the myriad operational and cost advantages of Straight-Through Processing," said Michael Pinsker, CEO and President of Docupace Technologies. "This transition will enhance Docupace's focus, which is aligned with our dedication to client success. The Docupace client ecosystem has grown exponentially, and the leadership provided by both Mr. Embrogno and Mr. Cunningham will help us tailor our solutions so that these institutions can not only securely streamline document-processing workflows and comply with new regulations, but also improve engagement with their clients while strengthening their bottom line."
About Docupace Docupace Technologies, LLC pioneered and implemented Straight-Through Processing technology for financial services companies that help drive SEC/FINRA compliance. Docupace's cybersecurity and document management and workflow solutions simplify the process of capturing, organizing, routing and accessing information for Broker-Dealers and Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) that, under new government regulations, must keep thorough, secure records of documents that explain how they formulated recommendations that are in the best interests of investors. Docupace's innovative products have been proven to significantly reduce not-in-good-order (NIGO) conditions on document processing submissions for financial services companies.