Tom Ackerman

Executive Director, Information Technology at Applied DNA Sciences

Tom Ackerman has a strong background in information technology and has held several senior-level positions. Tom worked at Applied DNA Sciences from 2013, where they served as the Executive Director of Information Technology. In this role, they were responsible for IT solution development, implementation, and support for a biotech company specializing in DNA engineering. Tom also provided consulting services for customers and led the development and implementation of customer solutions.

Prior to that, Tom worked at Motorola from 1998 to 2013. Tom held the position of Sr. Director of IT Enterprise Architecture, where they were involved in strategic planning and IT architecture design for various business units. Tom was also a key team member in major acquisitions and divestitures of the company's global operations. Additionally, they served as Sr. Director of IT at Symbol Technologies, a subsidiary of Motorola, where they managed worldwide sales and service business systems.

Before their tenure at Motorola, Tom worked at Standard Microsystems Corp as a Sr. Business Systems Analyst. Tom began their career at SAP America as an Applications Consultant, where they provided consulting services for SAP customers in the areas of sales and distribution and service management.

Overall, Tom has extensive experience in IT leadership, strategic planning, solution development, and consulting services.

Tom Ackerman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from Syracuse University, where they studied from 1980 to 1984. Later, they pursued a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Rutgers University - Newark, attending from 1992 to 1994.


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  • Executive Director, Information Technology

    May, 2013 - present

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