Mr Thomas is an experienced multidisciplinary Senior Executive having worked in the heart of the innovation and technology industry in Silicon Valley, California, for over two decades with one of the largest IT companies in the world. Mr Thomas is currently the Global Head, National Cybersecurity Officers, Cisco Systems and a member of the leadership team within Cisco Systems industry recognized and award-winning Security and Trust Organization.
Mr Thomas leads a global team and cross company initiatives around Cybersecurity both internally for Cisco and externally to customers and governments globally. Mr Thomas is regularly requested to meet with customers, board of directors and governments around the globe in relation to current Cybersecurity concerns and ways to address they ever changing Cybersecurity landscape, risks and threats.
Before joining the Security and Trust Organization, Mr. Thomas was a Senior Director within the Office of the President and COO of Cisco Systems. Mr Thomas was the technology advisor to the President and COO and was responsible for driving initiatives on behalf of the President and COO internally and with customers and governments globally.