Tom Noonan assumed the role of president and CEO at JouleX in 2010 and also remains a partner at TechOperators, an early-stage investing firm he co-founded in 2008. He is the former chair, president and CEO of Internet Security Systems (ISS), which he cofounded in 1995 and was acquired by IBM for $1.5 billion in 2006. In 2002, President Bush appointed Noonan to serve on the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), a White House homeland defense initiative that protects information systems critical to the nation's infrastructure.
In addition to the Mechanical Engineering degree from Georgia Tech, Noonan also holds a Business degree from Harvard. He is active in numerous professional societies and a board member of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Woodruff Arts Center, Georgia Tech Foundation, the Carter Center’s Board of Counselors, Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) and Georgia Tech College of Computing.
- CEO of ISS which was bought by IMB for 1.5 billion
- Served on the National Infrastructure Advisory Council
- Holds an MBA from Harvard