Thomas has work in the Education and Workforce Development space for over the past 8 year. At Robert Half, Thomas a the Vice President responsible for their education vertical and is a Sr. Advisor for their Apprenticeship and Workforce Innovation efforts.
Prior to Robert Half, Thomas worked for 22 years at Microsoft where he started one of the first IT apprenticeship with the Dept. of Labor in 2015. He was a co- founder and the education architect of the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy, where they help transitioning service member move from their military careers to careers in IT in a four month programs.
Thomas has also worked with the Dept. of Defense on their SkillBridge and MilGears programs helping further the education and workforce readiness of our active duty service members. He has also advised the Dept. of Labor’s Job Corps programs in their development of IT Career Paths for several of their Job Corps sites.
Thomas is not a strangers to ISSA or (ISC)2 as a part of his Microsoft career, Thomas was a Sr. Product Manager in the Trustworthy Computing team and led the creation and development of the Microsoft Security Assessment Tool (MSAT). He has published several times in our ISSA Journal.
ISSA International Events Featuring Thomas Dawkins
CISO Executive Forums
No appearances at the CISO Executive Forum (so far).