Thomas Battaglia

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cybersecurity
  • IT strategy
  • IT management
  • Modernization and digital transformation management
  • Technology leadership

How Thomas Battaglia Helps
Tambellini Members:

  • Providing insights and expertise on higher education trends and supporting technologies.
  • Offering strategic advising for IT leaders to align technology decisions and investments with institutional strategy, goals, and priorities.
  • Assisting IT and higher education leaders with addressing and leading technology modernization efforts.
Thomas Battaglia

Thomas Battaglia

Strategic Advisor, Institutions

Roles and Responsibilities

Thomas Battaglia partners with Tambellini clients to develop strategies that align with and achieve institutional goals and requirements. As higher education faces evolving 21st-century challenges, thinking strategically about the mid- and long-term impact of critical decisions and technology investments is paramount. Tom focuses on building trusting, close relationships with his clients to support and empower them to advance their institutions.

Professional Background

Tom’s career in technology has been broad and diverse. He has spent 12 years in higher education, eight years in state and municipal government, and three years in the private sector. Before joining Tambellini, Tom served as the CIO for Southern Oregon University, where he led a digital transformation and modernization effort that addressed storage, telephone communications, identity and access management, a successful ERP replacement, and the launch of a SIS replacement effort.

Tom’s expertise lies in strategic planning that dovetails both technology and business architectures to help organizations become more efficient and effective.

Education & Certifications

  • MS, Management Information Systems and Services, University of Arizona
  • Doctoral Candidate (ABD), Chemistry, Colorado School of Mines
  • BS, Chemistry, University of Colorado
  • ITIL Foundation Certification
  • Information Security Professional Certification, NSA
  • Senior Systems Managers Certification, NSA
  • Systems Administration Certification, NSA
  • Risk Analyst Certification, NSA

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