Tom Verbeck is a successful, tested world leader, and strategic innovator & Business Developer. With over 45 years of extraordinary operational/technical leadership in both in the United States Air Force (achieving Brigadier General) and business – leading multimilitary service and business organizations successfully, at multiple levels (politically and technically), and organizations focused on communications/information and information technology operations and new technology. He has experience around the globe – in more than 92 countries in EUROPE and AFRICA: throughout Israel and the Middle East and Southeast Asia and supporting Department of State (DOS) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He is an experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO)/Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and he was the first Director of Operations (J3) -Cyber Operations at a US Combatant Command. He has extensive Acquisition/Technology and Strategy Development experience and his command experience in command, control, communications, and computer systems are at all levels. 30 years of Executive and Program Management Experience, to include: Technology Assessments, Systems Design, Systems Analysis, Programmatic Support, Acquisition Planning, and Budget Planning; he is a lauded leader in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and DOD procurement policies and procedures. An accomplished speaker and teacher, he educates on Cyber and network warfare and peace keeping functions (to include medical and logistics information technology); As a service-disabled Vet, he developed, and invented, the Veterans’ Administration BLUE BUTTON …providing, for the first time, VETs access to their medical record – secure- on an IPHONE and/or Android. A proponent of health IT interoperability, he has testified in Congress for health IT interoperability of all medical systems. Named a Federal Top 100 CIO.