Tom is one of the co-founding Principal Software Engineers at Device IQ. He has spent more than twenty years designing, developing, and deploying production software in a variety of marketplaces including medical device, military, information technology, financial, student loan, consumer electronics, and facility security. He has particular expertise in designing high volume, mission critical systems.
Once nicknamed “The Hammer,” Tom always emerges as an integral part of his project teams. His experience with many technologies, his ability to solve complex problems, and his unwillingness to settle for anything less than the best make him a stand-out software engineer who is regularly sought out by clients. Tom is known for going above and beyond to assist his clients and fellow engineers.
Tom has most recently been the Lead Engineer on a DNA profile database and matching system that is able to search millions of DNA profiles in less than a second. He has also developed a web-based patient call system application using Silverlight and WCF, served on a team of firmware engineers developing a medical device used for patient self-testing, and implemented features in a security device with a Linux operating system to meet the 140 series of Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS 140-2).
Prior to co-founding Device IQ, Tom was a Lead Software Engineer for the RND Group, Inc where he led a team of engineers in the design and development of an e-commerce website that integrates data from a patient monitoring device into a web-based patient and data management system. He also developed a Linux-based high-speed internet access product for a client in the hospitality industry.
During his career Tom has worked for companies in a variety of industries. He began his career at Eastman Kodak Company where he developed applications to automate the testing of prototype hardware for ink-jet printers. As a contractor with I-Net, Inc, he created a delivery logistics system for the Department of Defense that was used during Operation Desert Storm. While at Baker Hill Corporation, Tom was the lead developer on a small business loan origination and approval system. He also completed a number of development efforts for Sallie Mae Corporation related to the data retrieval architecture of their Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system.
Outside of work, Tom is a NASA enthusiast, a private pilot, and world traveler. Tom and his wife, Debbie, have visited nearly 100 countries and all seven continents. He also enjoys watching movies and visiting microbreweries. Tom has two daughters and will be a grandpa in November.