Herndon, Virginia, 05 October 2017 – Lumious announced today that Beau Oliver has been named as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer and a member of Lumious’s Board of Directors, both effective November 1, 2017. Mr. Oliver brings a wealth of experience to Lumious, having held executive positions with top consulting, software, and professional services companies. Most recently, Mr. Oliver served as Chief Operating Officer for Cipher Systems.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors and our awesome Lumious team, I would like to welcome Beau Oliver as our new CEO. We are in an excellent position for tremendous growth and we are excited to have Beau’s leadership to move us forward,” says Tien Wong, Chairman of the Board.
Paul Opalack, Senior Advisor to Lumious, concurs. “Beau is exactly the right professional to lead this enterprise to the next level of success. We are absolutely delighted to have him join our team.”
During his time at Cipher Systems, Mr. Oliver led all market-facing operations for the technology and consulting practices. He worked with Fortune 500 executive leaders to utilize technology to better understand their competitive environment, manage and analyze company knowledge, and accelerate growth in dynamic markets. Mr. Oliver spearheaded the expansion of Cipher’s global professional services practice, reinvigorating consulting offerings around strategic planning, change management, technology/applications, systems integration, innovation, and competitive analysis.
“Lumious is a market leader and innovator in learning solutions for Fortune 500 companies, and I am excited to be a part of building the business, delivering unprecedented value to our clients and partners, and expanding our market position,” said Mr. Oliver. “I’m looking forward to working with such a talented team, utilizing innovative technology applications to provide measurable benefits across the learning ecosystem.”
Prior to joining Cipher Systems in 2014, Mr. Oliver held leadership roles at Toffler Associates and Deloitte Consulting and served as a pilot and mission commander in the United States Navy. Mr. Oliver earned his MBA in International Strategy from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy.
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