ADA, Okla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 8, 2021–
PPLSI, the parent company of LegalShield and IDShield, and a champion of equal access to justice and security, proudly announce the growth of its leadership team. Several new positions continue to drive toward transforming the 49-year-old company into the legal and privacy management enterprise of the future.
PPLSI has experienced over 50 percent growth in the last three years, and more than 2.5 million new memberships within the last five years. To foster continued growth and innovation, PPLSI has invested in expanding its leadership team to include a suite of first-ever positions, including Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Senior Vice President of Software Development and Engineering, and Senior Vice President of Data Engineering.
“These talented professionals have already made an invaluable imprint within the organization, and we are rapidly expanding our capabilities to develop and deploy industry redefining software for our members and our law firm partners,” said Arnold Blinn, chief technology officer of PPLSI.
Executive hires include:
Kurt Bulawa, Vice President of Strategic Business Development and Product Strategy, joined September 2021: Bulawa oversees the development and execution of PPLSI M&A, partnership, and product strategy divisions with experience across North America, Asia, and Europe. Bulawa has served in leadership roles within major corporations including Motorola, Western Union, Walmart, and Kaiser Permanente. Bulawa holds six U.S. patents with nine additional patents pending.
William Li, Senior Vice President of Data Engineering, joined August 2021: Li is driving the data vision for the company and oversees all business data flows and integrations with external partners. Prior to joining PPLSI, Li was Vice President of Engineering at Marchex. He has also led engineering teams in Microsoft, DoubleClick in product development, big data, and AI space.
Peter Kim, Vice President of Marketing Operations, joined June 2021: Kim is a key operational leader critical in bringing PPLSI’s world class brands to life. He’s responsible for the marketing team’s ability to scale growth and transform operations and strategy that touches all facets of marketing. Kim oversees the key areas of management and brand strategy including full-frontal (brand, social and performance) advertising; digital experience and brand identity; business planning and operations; productivity; and strategy & planning. Prior, Kim spent six years with GoDaddy as Senior Director for Global Brand & GoDaddy Studios and as the Director of Executive Communications.
Jason Meltzer, Vice President of Software Engineering, joined February 2021: Meltzer oversees experiences around commerce and products used by group administrators and associates serving members and …….