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Davies, Tom

Academic Unit:Management
Position:Executive in Residence
Phone:703-300-4063
Office Location:Mason Inn
Office Hours:By appointment
Education:
  • PhD, Florida State University
  • MS, Florida State University
  • BA, Florida State University
Profile:

Tom Davies has held senior executive positions with several leading companies in the technology industry including ACS/Xerox and EDS/HP where he was responsible for operations, sales, marketing, and strategy in support of global government markets. In addition, he participated in two successful Northern Virginia start-ups—Current Analysis, Inc., an advisory firm for the telecommunications industry, and FSI, a public sector market research firm. Davies also did research and development work on behalf of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the U.S. Department of Defense.

Earlier in his career Davies held various positions with the State of Florida Governor's Office, Legislature and Cabinet, including serving as Deputy Executive Administrator of the first cabinet-level state government CIO office in the U.S.

Davies has served on the Board of Directors of DynTek, Inc. an information technology services company. He has been a regular industry columnist for Washington Technology and Governing magazines. He has also been an external advisor on information policy to the U.S. Congress and to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Additionally, Davies served as Past Chair of the State and Local Board for TechAmerica, a leading technology trade association.

Davies is a published author in professional and academic peer reviewed journals on the subjects of information technology management and data analytics. He co-authored the CIO Transition Handbook for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO). He has beenan adjunct professor at Florida State University where he taught graduate classes on data analytics.

Davies holds PhD and MS degrees from Florida State University and a BA with honors from Pennsylvania State University.