Tony Thomas serves as the Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Nissan Motor Company, based out of Yokohama, Japan. He was appointed to that position in October of 2017. In this role, Tony is driving Information Technology, Information Systems, Data Management and Information Security across all businesses and regions and leads Nissan’s global digital transformation.
Prior to Nissan, Tony was the Global CIO for General Electric (GE) and CIO for Vodafone India. He also held global leadership roles at Citigroup, EY, etc., among other global organizations.
Tony is recognized as a luminary in his field of technology, leadership and innovation, and a recipient of many industry honors and awards. He is a mentor at Columbia University School of Professional Studies in its Executive M.S. in Technology Management Program. He holds a doctorate of Science from Hindustain University. Tony is an active mentor and investor in the startup ecosystem, as Board member in Corporates, an advisor and mentor to multiple Governments on IT, Start-up and Innovation policies.