Thomas Miranda is Founder & CEO of Sparkovation Advisors, a management consulting & technology advisory firm, which helps companies realize value through Digital Business Strategy, Digital Transformation and IT Leadership.
Thomas served as an engineer, manager and executive over 15 years with high growth Fortune 100 firms HP, Dell and mostly Cisco. He held roles of increasing responsibility and leadership across product development (R&D), Governance, Enterprise IT and business strategy during a time of explosive growth, market disruption and change. He has been responsible for Enterprise wide strategy and business transformation efforts across complex functions and has led teams to deliver innovative, complex, flagship networking / computing products from concept to market across Consumer, Enterprise and Service Provider markets.
Thomas founded and served as Cisco’s inaugural Latin American employee organization’s CTO serving the Americas & Europe and spent time with industry thought leaders and innovators at Cisco Ventures to seed billion-dollar ideas across global markets.
Today, Mr Miranda is personally committed to serve his community and has done so through serving as a recent Chairman of The Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Boards of Leadership Austin and the Austin Chamber of Commerce, and currently on the Boards of Mission Capital, Workforce Solutions Capital Area, Austin Ed Fund, Texas Lyceum and the Austin Area Research Organization. He graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering and has earned project management and executive leadership credentials from George Washington University, Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology