He has been responsible for the agency’s strategy, application development, infrastructure operations, user support, program management, capital planning, information security and enterprise architecture operations, the SEC said Wednesday.
“Tom’s leadership and vision have had a tremendous impact that will continue to shape the SEC for years to come,” said Mary Jo White, SEC chairperson.
Bayer initiated analytical systems, automated workflow and data visualization tools within the SEC under the Working Smarter program.
He oversaw the development of technology and tools for the SEC’s tips, complaints and referral systems.
Bayer also worked to establish an information technology center of excellence within the agency to assess new technologies.