Thomas Grissen is the CEO of Daon, a biometric identity management company. As CEO, Grissen oversees all strategic and operational aspects of the company. In an interview with ExecutiveBiz, Grissen describes his leadership style at Daon as “someone who thrives on making hard things happen.”
The qualities that allow for his success as a leader at the company began almost twenty years prior. Immediately before Daon, Grissen was President and General Manager at MAXIMUS. Previous to this, he was the Vice President and General Manager of TRW’s Global Public Sector Solutions SBU.
Grissen is also currently very active in government advisory groups and is a member of the Enterprise Systems Board of the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA).
Grissen received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Central Michigan University and his executive master’s of business administration from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad School of Business.