About Carlos Thomas
Carlos Thomas is an accomplished IT leader who has held senior leadership positions in higher education, government, and manufacturing, including 21 years of instruction in higher education. He has successfully led and delivered strategic initiatives that include digital transformation in higher education, business intelligence alignment with IT in municipal government, and IT governance during a corporate M&A initiative.
Prior to joining Info-Tech, Carlos held positions as CIO, Vice-President for IT, IT Auditor World-Wide, and Executive Fellow, where he implemented IT governance policies, achieved digital transformation of business processes, and worked with stakeholders to develop a strategic data roadmap that aligned IT goals with internal stakeholders’ data needs for enterprise-wide business analytics implementation.
Carlos is a solution-focused leader in managing successful relations between stakeholders, cross-functional teams, and product owners while focusing on the client’s goals. Carlos helped to establish IT criteria for state-wide implementation of digital access in rural Louisiana during his tenure in higher education. He is a leader with the ability to leverage technical expertise, project management, data science, and strategic planning in the execution of IT governance, digital transformation, and business intelligence implementation.
Carlos holds several degrees, including a BS in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University, an MA in Sociology from the University of Memphis, an MS Information Systems & Decision Sciences from Louisiana State University, a PhD in Public Administration from Tennessee State University, and a PhD from Louisiana State University in Business Administration (Information Systems & Decision Sciences).