Dr. Tommy Gardner

Chief Technology Officer, HP Federal

Tommy Gardner is Chief Technology Officer at HP Federal. His position serves federal agencies, higher education, K-12 education, state and local governments, and federal systems integrators. A 27-year Navy veteran, Gardner previously commanded the USS San Juan (SSN 751) before going on to become the Deputy for Science and Technology to the Chief of Naval Research. He oversaw the Navy’s Deep Submergence Program and Advanced Technology Program. He has previously served as CTO for Jacobs Engineering, Scitor, and ManTech International. An ASME Fellow and professional engineer, Gardner chairs the ASME Industrial Advisory Board and is an adjunct faculty of the Blockchain Research Institute. He holds degrees from the United States Naval Academy, Harvard University, and MIT, as well as a Doctorate in Energy Economics from the George Washington University.