Tom Waters is the Sr. Manager of Market Intelligence for Jabil, an $18BIL contract manufacturer of consumer electronics. He leads a small team of analysts who crawl behind Silicon Valley's headlines to research the forces influencing tomorrow's global tech market - smartphones, social media, data analysis, streaming media, and e-commerce. Tom previously worked undercover in the CIA's Trade Security Team, thwarting the theft of U.S. commercial technologies. He was later a team chief in behavioral analytics at U.S. Special Operations Command. Prior to his government career he worked in product development for BASF and was Director of Market Research at Celotex Corp. He is the author of several books, and has lectured on social media and big data analysis.
Company Profile (Jabil)
Jabil provides comprehensive electronics design and manufacturing product management services to global electronics and technology companies. Offering complete product supply chain management from facilities in 28 countries, Jabil provides comprehensive, individualized-focused solutions to customers in a broad range of industries. Jabil common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol, "JBL". Further information is available on Jabil's website: www.jabil.com.