Vice President, Defense and Public Safety
Tom Jackson serves as Vice President, Defense and Public Safety for Sarcos Robotics. In this role, he is responsible for furthering Sarcos’ military and public safety strategies and relationships within these sectors. With more than 20 years of defense aerospace and energy industry experience, Jackson has managed complex systems integration and global business development for US Defense manned and unmanned aircraft programs including the PC-12, M28, A-29 Super Tucano and the R80D SkyRaider UAS.
Prior to joining Sarcos, Jackson served as Vice President and General Manager of Aeryon Defense USA, Inc., a US defense Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) subsidiary in the Vertical Take Off & Landing (VTOL) market, which he established from the ground up and quickly grew into one of the Department of Defense’s most respected Group 1 UAS suppliers. Jackson has also worked for GE Energy and the Sierra Nevada Corporation. He began his career in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving as Lieutenant Colonel and an AH-1W SuperCobra Attack Helicopter pilot.
Jackson is a graduate of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, and also holds a Masters of Business Administration in International Business from Regis University.