PICS Appoints Adam Thier As Chief Technology Officer

Nov 05, 2015, 13:20 ET from PICS Auditing, LLC

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PICS Auditing, LLC, the global leader in supply chain risk management solutions, has appointed Adam Thier as the firm's Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Mr. Thier brings more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software design and development. His expertise and strong track record of architecting transformational infrastructure solutions has positioned him as a leader in infrastructure management. His specialties include RUM, web and mobile monitoring and testing, digital marketing, big data, business intelligence / analytics; in-memory databases, iOS & HTML mobile interfaces, design thinking, consumer / corporate applications, co-innovation, and enterprise performance management.

In his role as Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Thier will play an integral role in the company's strategic direction, development, and future growth of PICS. With a solid understanding of software development challenges, he will lead the technology roadmap to ensure business and technology alignment, working closely with product and development engineering to translate market intelligence and technology trends into winning product strategies.

"Adam's ingenuity and inventive thinking skillsets for design will lead PICS as a company leader in this competitive landscape," said John Herr, CEO. "Developing effective relationships with key customers and industry leaders, Adam will cultivate the market intelligence necessary to shape the future for PICS' technology and product direction. We're thrilled to have him as a part of the PICS executive team!"

With a special emphasis on design thinking and co-innovation, his focus includes creating applications utilizing big data to reinvent core business processes as well as applications testing and real user management. Prior to joining PICS, Adam served as EVP Engineering, SAAS for Dynatrace and Keynote Systems.  Previously, he held the position of SVP, Strategic Projects & HANA Services for SAP.

Mr. Thier earned his Bachelor's Degree in Communication Arts from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.  

About PICS: PICS Auditing, LLC, is the world's leading provider of supply chain risk management solutions. Hundreds of global organizations depend on PICS to align their supply chains to sustainable business practices, worldwide. Our prequalification and auditing services have become the standard in many industries, including: chemical, construction, energy, food & beverage, oil & gas, mining, manufacturing, pulp & paper, and pharmaceutical. Headquartered in Irvine, California, PICS supports suppliers in 90 countries operating out of 15 offices. Access to thousands of vendors' prequalification information is housed online at

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