Tom Bianculli serves as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Zebra Technologies. In this role, Bianculli is responsible for the exploration of emerging opportunities, coordinating with product teams on advanced technology development, product and solutions strategy and inorganic investment.
Bianculli started his career with Symbol Technologies, Inc. as part of the data capture solutions business. In the following years, Bianculli held positions of increased responsibility including architectural and director of engineering roles. As larger investments were made in the emerging imaging data capture product category, Bianculli provided technical leadership for the business and co-led the development of the company’s first imager-based hand held data capture product while on assignment in Japan.
Bianculli went on to form the Emerging Business Office at Motorola to explore new opportunities adjacent to the core businesses. At the time of the Zebra Technologies’ acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise Business in 2014, Bianculli transitioned the Enterprise segment of Motorola’s CTO team to Zebra and was subsequently appointed as CTO of the new combined organization in 2016. The CTO team has driven the key tenets of Zebra’s Enterprise Asset Intelligence vision leading to our initial solution offerings, executive sponsorship of our software acquisitions and the development of our vertical strategies in support of that vision.
Bianculli has been granted over 20 U.S. patents and is a Motorola Distinguished Innovator and Science Advisory Board Associate. He was recently named one of the Top 100 Leaders in Technology 2021 by Technology Magazine.
Bianculli holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from Polytechnic University, NYU. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the School of Engineering for the New York Institute of Technology and the Board for the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe.