Tommy Gardner, PhD, will head the Technology arm of Jacobs’ Mission Solutions line of business as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He will be in charge of growing Jacobs’ portfolios in cybersecurity, data analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Gardner will work with clients from the Federal Government, Intelligence Community, and commercial sector.
“Tommy brings tremendous technical leadership to Jacobs that will benefit our clients,” said Darren Kraabel, Jacobs’ Vice President. “In particular, his expertise in data science and cybersecurity are core to the advanced technology solutions we are currently developing for many of our Federal clients. Tommy’s ability to adapt and apply those solutions to many of our other markets, including our oil and gas, infrastructure, advanced manufacturing clients and other emerging markets enhances our growth prospects in those sectors.”
Prior to joining Jacobs, Gardner was the Chief Technology Officer for Scitor and ManTech. He holds a PhD in Energy Economics from George Washington University and has been a keynote speaker at various Federal Government/ Intelligence lectures, including the U.S. Naval Academy Maritime Lecture Series on Innovations in the Navy, the International Congress of Mechanical Engineers on Big Data and the CyberSpace Symposium on the Future of Cyber.