Tom Kubancik


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Tom is the Vice President of Advanced Programs at L3 Applied Defense Solutions.

Tom’s entire career has been focused on advanced technology with over 30 years in Space Systems, High Performance Computing, and Visualization systems. As a recognized international expert in Space Situational Awareness (SSA), Tom has participated in research, development, and operational programs since the 1980’s. At L3 Applied Defense Solutions (ADS), Tom has led the evolution of commercial non-governmental SSA, establishing an enterprise approach including data collection systems, advanced processing, and decision support products. Tom and the L3 ADS team have a passion for problem-solving and innovation with a world class research portfolio coupled with exquisite analytical capabilities and deep operational experience.

Tom is active in NATO Science and Technology efforts to establish multinational approaches for collaborative SSA. He has published several articles on global SSA and is a frequent speaker at domestic and international conferences.

He is a graduate of Bowling Green University. Tom and his family live in Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.