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Thomas Schlagel

Tom serves as the Chief Information Officer and Division Head for ITD.

Tom earned a B.A. in physics from Carleton College and a Ph.D. in nuclear physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He joined Brookhaven National Laboratory as a research associate then switched careers and joined the IT Division, holding a wide range of technical and management roles. He became the Director of the IT Division in 2003, and took on the new role of Chief Information Officer in 2010. He is past chair of the National Laboratory CIO’s group and has served on review committees for ORNL, LBNL, NREL and DOE. Tom has a wide and varied range of interests, most recently focusing on visual analytics for business data.