Thomsen has been serving in the information technology sector for more than 20 years in various engineering and consulting roles. He is currently a subject area specialist for Red Hat and Cisco compute solutions. Previously he was responsible for architecting and delivering converged solutions across the Midwest. Thomsen has been with Forsythe since 2011 moving from a regional to national resource. Prior to Forsythe, Thomsen was a consultant, a senior engineer for a large privately held bank, and a systems engineer for a large computer manufacturing company.