Tom Eade is senior vice president and chief technology officer for Lexmark International. He was named to this position in May 2019 and is responsible for Lexmark’s global research and development operations.
Previously, Eade served as vice president of firmware and software, responsible for the design, delivery and support of Lexmark software, custom silicon, communication solutions, and system firmware.
Before that, Eade served as industry director from 2013 to 2015, focused on the insurance and banking sectors for Lexmark. Other previous roles include director of research and development, responsible for advanced technical research and new business development for industrial printing systems; and manager of advanced print engine, scanner and OEM products.
Eade has been with Lexmark since its inception in 1991 and has held numerous management positions in R&D. He began his career with IBM on the 4019 laser printer project.
Eade holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky.