Mike Thomson is president and chief operating officer at Unisys. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s strategy and for sales, client relationships, service delivery and portfolio management for its four business units (Digital Workplace Solutions, Cloud, Applications & Infrastructure Solutions, Enterprise Computing Solutions and Business Process Solutions.)
He joined the company in 2015 and most recently served as chief financial officer. In that capacity, he drove the substantial strengthening of the company’s balance sheet, while also playing an important operational role.
Prior to joining Unisys, Mike served in various accounting and financial reporting roles for over 25 years across a diverse set of business operations. He served as principal accounting officer and controller of Towers Watson & Company, a global professional services company which offers consulting, technology, and solutions in the areas of benefits, talent management, rewards and risk, and capital management. Mike advanced his career with Towers Watson performing various accounting roles in which he was responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of all financial information systems and SEC and statutory reporting.
Prior to Towers Watson, Mike was Director, Financial Reporting and Financial Systems for RCN Corporation, a provider of digital cable television, internet, and voice services to residential and business customers. He also served as Director, Financial Reporting for The Pep Boys and Firm Accounting Supervisor for Morgan Lewis.
Mike holds a Masters in Taxation from Villanova University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Philadelphia University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.