Tommy Gardner


Tommy Gardner is HP’s Chief Technology Officer for HP Federal, spanning the US Federal Agencies, Higher Education, K-12 Education, State and Local government customer segments, as well as Federal Systems Integrators. His current responsibilities include technology leadership, strategic technology plans, product and technology strategies, sales force technical support, and customer and partner 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 technologies, artificial intelligence, high performance computing and systems integration in government markets.

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, ASME Fellow and serves as Chair of the ASME Industry Advisory Board. He holds a faculty position at the Blockchain Research Institute.

My Sessions

Blockchain and the Future of ICS / IIoT Cyber Security

Main Stage

Current efforts in cyber protection focus on current threats and known vulnerabilities. What challenges will the future of cyber security bring? Predicting the future is a difficult task, but megatrends and a view of current research projects can point us in the right direction. This talk will look at the potential for enhancing end point […]

Secure Design & Dev Strategy