Dr. Tommy Gardner has extensive experience in government acquisition and science and technology. He currently is the Chief Technology Officer for Mission Solutions where he leads strategic technology initiatives focused on growing our portfolios in cybersecurity, big data analytics, data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and Jacobs Connected Enterprise solutions, among others. Tommy also serves as a Subject Matter Expert in these areas, representing Jacobs in various technology and industry forums as a panelist, panel facilitator, and committee member.

Previously, Tommy served as CTO for Scitor and ManTech. Prior to that he was Deputy for Science and Technology for the Chief of Naval Research. He served as Major Program Manager for the Navy’s Deep Submergence Program and was the Deputy Program Manager for the Navy’s Advanced Technology Program. He commanded the nuclear submarine, USS San Juan (SSN 751). Tommy’s educational background covers multiple disciplines, as well as specialized technical coursework.