“John brings a wealth of experience to our team,” SOSi President and CEO Julian Setian said. “His extensive background in the U.S. intelligence community, as well as his experience managing one of the largest intelligence support businesses in the industry, will help us strategize and grow our Intelligence Solutions Group, positioning SOSi as the leader in the intelligence solutions market.”
Other board members include Dr. John Hillen, Amb. James F. Jeffrey, Dr. Paul Wolfowitz, Stephen Waechter, Paul Butler, Lou Addeo, Ron Jones and Stanley Nasberg.
A 33-year U.S. Army veteran and retired major general, Thomas is a career intelligence officer, having commanded the two largest intelligence organizations in the U.S. Army — the Army Intelligence Center at Ft. Huachuca and the Intelligence and Security Command at Ft. Belvoir. He also served as the National Security Agency Associate Deputy Director and the Central Security Service Deputy Chief, located at Fort Meade.
Thomas has previously worked at SAIC’s National Security Sector and Intelligence Systems Group.
Thomas earned a bachelor’s degree from Wilkes University and a master’s degree from the University of Southern California. He also graduated from the National War College, the Advanced Management Program of the University of Chicago, the Center for Creative Leadership and the Harvard University Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security.