Tom Godden joined AWS as an Enterprise Strategist in October of 2019. In this role, Tom works with enterprise executives, including those who operate in a highly regulated environment, to share experiences and strategies for how the cloud can help them increase speed and agility while devoting more of their resources to their customers.

Prior to joining AWS, Tom was the Chief Information Officer for Foundation Medicine (FMI) where he helped build the world's leading, FDA-regulated, cancer genomics diagnostic, research and patient outcomes platform that leverages high performance compute (HPC), machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to improve outcomes and inform next-generation precision medicine.

During his tenure at FMI, he led a 500+ person organization to respond to the regulatory, growth and efficiency needs of the business by transforming from a completely on-premise and traditional waterfall organization to become a modern technology-enabled organization that is 100% in the cloud and utilized agile, DevOps and customer-centric design practices.

Previously, Tom held multiple senior technology leadership roles at Wolters Kluwer in Alphen aan den Rijn Netherlands and has over 17 years in the healthcare and life sciences industry. Tom has a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University.


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