Tom Waters

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Tom Waters is the Sr. Manager of Market Intelligence for Jabil, an $18 billion contract manufacturer of consumer electronics. He leads a small team of analysts researching the forces shaping tomorrow’s tech industry – smartphones, social media, data analysis, streaming media and e-commerce.

Tom was previously an executive writer for the USCENTCOM Commander and a behavioral analytics team leader for U.S. Special Operations Command. Prior to this he was an undercover CIA officer preventing U.S. technology & trade secret theft. He taught for five years as an Adjunct Professor in the Intelligence Management & Analysis program at Eckerd College.

Tom is the author of two nonfiction books on strategy and intelligence: Class 11 (Penguin Putnam, 2007) and Hyperformance (John Wiley, 2010). He has also has two nonfiction ebook titles: Prior To The Snap (2010) and Operation Vengeance (2013) with Amazon Publishing.

Tom has two digital authentication patents, with six additional patents pending. He has an MBA from Wake Forest University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Tom Waters and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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