Chief Technology Officer
Tommy Gardner is HP’s Chief Technology Officer for HP Federal. His current responsibilities include technology leadership, strategic technology plans, product and technology strategies, sales force technical support and customer relationships.
Previously, Tommy has served as the Chief Technology Officer for Jacobs Engineering, Scitor, and ManTech. Earlier in his career he was a senior technical executive at Raytheon. In the U.S. Navy he served as the Deputy for Science and Technology for the Chief of Naval Research. He oversaw the Navy’s Deep Submergence Program as well as its Advanced Technology Program. He also commanded the nuclear submarine, USS San Juan (SSN 751).
Tommy’s educational background covers multiple disciplines and fields of interest including: cybersecurity, data science, blockchain, quantum information science, artificial intelligence, high performance computing and systems integration in government markets.
His thesis at MIT was on the Factory of the Future. He supports the ASME Technology Advisory Panel on Advanced Manufacturing. He serves as an industry representative to the DHS Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force. He supports advisory boards at George Mason University, College of Charleston and The Citadel.
Tommy holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University, an M.S. in Management of Technology from MIT and a Ph. D. in Energy Economics from George Washington University. He is a Professional Engineer, an ASME Fellow, and serves as past Chair of the ASME Industry Advisory Board. He Is a member of the U. S. Council on Competitiveness.