Tomas has over 20 years' experience in the development and management of research and development projects, and skills in the area of process automation and embedded system, preserving reliability in harsh environments. Before GA Drilling, he co-founded ARDACO – an embedded solution-oriented company.
As CTO in GA Drilling, Tomas has been driving the company from its Research & Development stages through field trials of the first technology to a range of commercial applicability. He established and has led the multidisciplinary team of 80+ masters degree engineers, that develop original concepts and ideas and transform them from fundamental research level through design and construction to prototype manufacturing and testing in extreme conditions. He has developed and leads the GA Drilling Technology Center with unique high-pressure testing infrastructure and prototype manufacturing that brings so far 23 unique technology inventions and 5 utility models. The most valuable ones are patents that protect PLASMABIT ™ first-ever plasma operation in water and high-pressure conditions.