Nonprofits Insurance Alliance
Chief Information Officer
Area of Expertise
Cybersecurity Basics, Cyber Tools, Privacy & CCPA, Cyber Insurance, Incident Response, Cyber Risk Management, Cybersecurity Strategy
Thomas Bakewell – Bio
Accomplished IT executive with exceptional C-level experience in the high tech industry and a relentless drive to improve business operations, increase productivity and reduce costs. Develop high-performing, exceptionally well organized teams and create multi-year, scalable plans to drive revenue growth. Collaborate with stakeholders and high-level executives to create highly effective processes, organizational models, and IT initiatives. Deliver optimized solutions to manage costs and deliver innovations leading to rapid growth. Implement highly aligned product strategies that result in tangible ROI growth and service and cost improvements. Overhaul underperforming operations and create strategic plans for growth. Passionate problem solver known for business acumen, delivering on commitments and creating an environment of continuous improvement and entrepreneurship.
Mr. Bakewell has served on the CEO advisory boards for Splunk, Vectra Networks and OpsCruise.
In addition to his professional career, Mr. Bakewell has been involved in many non-profit and charitable organizations. He has served as Chairman of the Board for the de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University, was a member of the financial oversight committee for Resurrection Parish and a member of the Diocese of San Jose Advisory Board. Mr. Bakewell is also a member of The Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem Knights Hospitaller, a UN recognized world-wide charitable organization.
Mr. Bakewell lives in Aptos, California with his wife. Their children reside throughout the Bay Area and western United States.
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