William A. Yarberry, Jr., CPA, CISA, is President, ICCM Consulting LLC, based in Houston, Texas.  His practice is focused on IT governance, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, security consulting and business analytics for cost management.  He was previously a senior manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers, responsible for telecom and network services in the Southwest region.  Yarberry has more than 30 years experience in a variety of IT-related services, including application development, internal audit management, outsourcing administration and Sarbanes-Oxley consulting.

His books include The Effective CIO (co-authored), Computer Telephony Integration and Telecommunications Cost Management.  In addition he has written over 20 professional articles on topics ranging from wireless security to change management.  One of his articles, “Audit Rights in an Outsource Environment,” received the Institute of Internal Auditors Outstanding Contributor Award.  The Effective CIO was selected for read of the month by the South African chapter of the Institute of Directors. 

Prior to joining PricewaterhouseCoopers, Yarberry was director of Telephony Services for Enron Corporation.  He was responsible for operations, planning, and architectural design for voice communications servers and related systems for more than 7,000 employees.  Yarberry graduated Phi Beta Kappa in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee and earned an MBA at the University of Memphis.  He enjoys reading history, swimming, occasional scuba diving and spending time with family.