Tom Rybak serves as Franklin Street’s Chief Platform Officer, overseeing the company’s information technology operation and organization. He leads the coordination, decision making and planning of the IT department as well as provides direction and support for IT solutions by working closely with company executives to identify and implement cost-effective technology solutions for Franklin Street.
Since joining the company in 2011, Mr. Rybak has integrated a diverse range of technologies and is leading the development and management of Franklin Street’s Enterprise Resource Planning software. This proprietary platform serves as the company’s customer relationship management system, system of record and data mining platform.
With more than 10 years in the field, Mr. Rybak previously worked served as Senior Network Engineer for The Bank of Tampa, where he leveraged his knowledge of hardware, software, and web technologies in a variety of roles from help desk support to maintaining an electronic banking site with assets totaling more than $1 billion.
In 2002, Mr. Rybak established a very successful technology news and review website. As the President and Chief Editor, Mr. Rybak and his staff covered a broad spectrum of computer hardware, software, industry analysis, and nearly all aspects of high-performance computing.
- Corporate Employee of the Year – Franklin Street, 2012, 2013
- Biggest Impact – Franklin Street, 2012
- Outstanding Contributor – Franklin Street 2011, 2012
- Technology Committee Member – Academy Prep Center of Tampa
- Boston University, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology