C. Thomas Barnes
President
project44
Tommy Barnes is the president of project44, where he previously sat on the advisory board before taking on his current role in 2015. Tasked with driving project44’s portfolio of freight API products through relationship development with carriers, shippers, and 3PLs, as well as forging strategic partnerships with TMS and other technology platforms, Barnes relies on his decades of industry experience and leadership. Prior to project44, he held the positions of president of LTL services and senior vice president of operations at Coyote Logistics, where he guided operational performance of one of the world’s leading third-party logistics companies. He also held the position of president of multimodal brokerage at Con-Way, where he was responsible for managing $2.4 billion in freight across multiple modes. Barnes has a stellar reputation for building some of the industry’s most effective teams, and for his strategic ability to maximize performance and generate growth for his companies. A well-recognized industry leader, Barnes has given numerous keynote addresses regarding the future of logistics and supply chain transportation. Industry professionals both inside and outside of project44 look to Tommy Barnes for leadership and guidance.