Thomas is responsible for ensuring the proactive design, build and operation of information technology services for The Royal Conservatory of Music. Directing and supporting the Information Technology department, he oversees a variety of platforms and technologies to support e-commerce, music examination capabilities, student information systems, signage, live streaming, ERP and digital learning.
Thomas brings to The Royal Conservatory a diverse set of experiences gained from leadership roles in IT and Consulting organizations. He has held roles at The University of Lethbridge, Nortel Networks, Hewlett-Packard Canada, Cognizant Technology Solutions and at The College of Family Physicians of Canada. During his 25 year plus career he has managed a number of complex IT projects in technology infrastructure, manufacturing, financial services, product management, and e-commerce.
Prior to joining The Royal Conservatory, Thomas held the role of Director, IT Infrastructure & User Support for the College of Family Physicians of Canada. He also held the role of Director, IT Business Solutions, where he was responsible for developing and implementing an IT strategic plan to transform the technology platforms The College uses to support nearly 41,000 family doctors across Canada. He was also responsible for overseeing the development and launch of new digital learning and e-commerce platforms for family doctors and others in the healthcare field.
As a graduate of The University of Lethbridge, Thomas has also completed a number of certifications including being a Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).