Thomas L. Decot is senior vice president and general manager, leading NCI’s Global Services Sector. Prior to assuming this role, Tom served as senior vice president of corporate strategy. He coordinated strategic planning and execution across NCI’s organizational elements. His efforts created the impetus for entrance into new markets, particularly within Combat Support Agencies and Combatant Commands (COCOMs), as well as identified and exploited enterprise information needs between these organizations and Service needs. Tom has more than 30 years of experience in information and communications systems development with more than 20 years of specialized experience managing these systems from inception to deployment. During his career, he has held executive positions and senior-level management positions in the industry with oversight across multiple business units where he had responsibility for implementation of a cohesive and comprehensive organizational strategy, opportunity capture, and operational excellence. Prior to joining NCI, Tom formed the SDVOSB organization GADAIS. In this endeavor, he provided consulting services to numerous organizations, primarily in establishing strategic guidance, developing customer relationships and successfully bidding federal IT contract opportunities. Tom was the president of USfalcon, vice president and chief technology officer for CSC’s $3.0B Defense & Intelligence Group, and served as president and chief operating officer of Houston Associates, Inc., with overall organizational responsibilities for finances, strategy, business development, customer relations, and operational oversight in each position. At Lockheed Martin, Tom served as technical director for multiple programs where he established strategic product alliances, created strategic technical roadmap and implemented programmatic controls to ensure operational excellence. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Michigan, a Masters of Computer Science from the University of Denver, and a Masters of Business Administration in International Studies degree from Georgetown University.