Mr. Babington is recognized as a resourceful leader who, for more than 30 years, has been at the forefront of promoting forward-looking information technology solutions in local government. Tom served for 14 years in progressive IT leadership roles with the Board of County Commissioners of Orange County, Florida. In addition to those leadership roles, Tom has provided IT consulting services for local governments in Florida for over 15 years. Tom served as a Consulting Director and then as Vice President for Gartner, Inc., the world’s most prestigious IT research and advisory firm where he served as the company’s public-sector Industry Champion.
For almost 20 years Tom has been a frequent speaker and facilitator for IT local government conferences. Tom has led numerous IT Assessments and IT Strategic plans during his career and with Magellan Advisors including the City of Ormond Beach, FL., Muscatine, IA, the City of Port Orange, FL and Tampa Bay Water, FL.