Director of Innovation & Digital

Thomas Bucklar

Caterpillar Inc.

Tom Bucklar, Caterpillar’s Director of IoT & Channel Solutions, is all about the Industrial Internet of Things and connectivity. He and his talented team have the global responsibly of spearheading the company’s digital experience. This includes web and mobility solutions, along with the Cat Connect telematics platform and the company’s entire eCommerce and Omni Channel strategies.

In his almost two decades at Caterpillar, Tom has enjoyed focusing on dealer development and commercializing technology products and solutions to support the enduring success of the company’s customers. Prior to obtaining “yellow blood,” Tom worked for Motorola as a systems engineer developing and deploying wireless networks.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He’s a supporter of the Association of Equipment Management Professionals and has volunteered at the St. Thomas School Education Commission and the Neighborhood House within his local community. He’s most proud of his wife and three beautiful children, and loves to travel with his family.