Thomas Tyler

Louisiana: Deputy Director for Broadband and Connectivity

Thomas Tyler has experience in technology strategy, cybersecurity concerns, economic development, and public policy disciplines. Over the past 13 years, he has operated in a variety of roles supporting public and private entities. Most recently, he served as a consultant and advisor for one of the nation’s leading cybersecurity and technology advisory practices. His experience includes providing information security and technology strategy, consulting, and training services to a variety of clients crossing numerous sectors, sizes, and complexities. In addition, he has also been responsible for developing growth strategies and leading training for a variety of industry groups and clients, including the Business Resource Network, ISACA, the Society of Louisiana CPAs, the Louisiana Bankers Association, and numerous other financial institutions, professional services firms, and non-profit organizations.

Previously, Thomas led Louisiana Economic Development’s Digital Interactive Media and Software Development Incentive Program, administering and growing one the nation’s strongest and most comprehensive incentive programs for this industry. He assisted companies and startups of all sizes to facilitate statewide investments into workforce development opportunities, leveraging key incentives and public policy instruments to facilitate significant private and public sector investments in Louisiana communities.

Thomas is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and a graduate of Louisiana State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.