Thomas J. Colatosti
Tom is the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Oasis Systems, a leading technology services company providing a broad range of capabilities in Systems Engineering, Enterprise Applications, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Specialized Engineering Solutions, Human Factors Engineering, and Professional Services for mission critical programs to the Department of Defense (DoD), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other Federal Agencies.
Tom leads a team of outstanding people deployed in 36 states and 10 countries committed and passionate with providing quality, expertise, experience, innovation, value and leadership for some of our Nation’s most mission-critical national defense and strategic infrastructure programs. As a result of this expertise and dedication Oasis has grown seven-fold during the past five years.
Prior to acquiring Oasis Systems in 2011, Tom was Founder and CEO of American Security Ventures (ASV), a provider of strategic management services and capital resources to emerging and developing companies focused on Physical and Cybersecurity markets; mobile/wireless information; and Biometric and Identification solutions. ASV completed more than a dozen transactions and raised more than $250,000,000 in debt and equity financing to support, build and grow innovative security companies.
Previously, Tom served as CEO of Visage Technologies, a NASDAQ listed company that marketed Biometric Face-Recognition Technology and highly secure identification documents and systems. He led a five-year turnaround that increased the company’s market valuation from $5 million to $300 million.
For more than 20 years, Tom held a number of senior finance and executive operating positions at Digital Equipment Corporation (now HP Corporation) including, VP & GM of the company’s $2 billion Federal Systems Group, VP of the Northeast Sales and Services Region, VP of Finance and Admin for the $6 billion U.S. Field Operations, Director of US Organization and Workforce Development, Assistant Corporate Controller and VP Finance for Digital Canada.
Tom has served on several corporate boards, including Bio-Key International, Commodore Advanced Sciences, Good Harbor Acquisition Corp., Assure Tec Systems, Enginivity, iCache, Saflink, Ipswich, and Optician Corporations.
Tom serves or has served on the boards of Syracuse University, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, Massachusetts High Tech Council, Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay, Elevate New England, Africa Inland Mission, Vision New England and has Chaired the Board of Elders of Grace Chapel and the Board Trustees of Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.
Tom holds a Top Secret security clearance.
Tom served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star while serving with the 1ST Infantry Division.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and MBA from Suffolk University, Boston.
Tom is located at the Oasis Headquarters office in Burlington, MA. He is married and has two adult sons, a daughter-in-law, and a granddaughter.