Tom Conrad brings over 40 years of experience, developing complex hardware products and rapidly growing companies from startup through acquisition. He is currently President of Arcane Ideas (AI). AI is developing a network of solar-powered IoT devices for environmental monitoring applications. He was also a co-founder and technical lead at Redwire, focused on high-reliability trusted hardware systems.
Prior to Redwire, he was the VP in charge of Advanced Hardware Systems for Parsons. He joined Parsons through their acquisition of Fourth Dimension (4D) Engineering in 2018. Tom was the co-founder and President of 4D, growing the company to over $36M in revenue in 2018. As President of Fourth Dimension, he oversaw all business activities, and worked as a technical advisor for key company programs.
Prior to 4D, Tom was the President of EVI Technology. He led the development and management of all business and engineering processes. Under his leadership, the company grew from $10M revenues to over $27M. Tom was a lead contributor to the company sale to EDO Corporation in 2005. While with EDO, he continued as General Manager for EVI where he was responsible for corporate integration, systems migration and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. He also provided M&A support, including business and due diligence analysis.
Mr. Conrad holds a BA in Physics and an MS in Applied Physics from Johns Hopkins University.