Tom Suder is President and Founder of the advanced mobility solutions company Mobile Government Solutions, known as Mobilegov, which he launched in July 2011. Tom also serves as a strategic advisor for the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Simulation & Training (IS&T), representing the university's interests in Washington, D.C. He is responsible for establishing academic agreements and grants between UCF and the government for research and development into the policies, procedures and best practices required for the successful federal implementation of mobile technology. Tom earned the “2011 Rising Star Award,” co-sponsored by Federal IT industry publications Federal Computer Week (FCW), Government Computer News (GCN) and Washington Technology, honoring individuals in the public and private sectors who have made an early and substantive mark in the government IT community. Tom writes for AOL Government and serves on the publication's Editorial Advisory Council.