Director / Seattle
Tom is a highly experienced technology executive with two decades of proven success building, launching, and advising early-stage and established techn-
ology companies. He is known for exceptional capabilities in creating and executing focused go-to-market launches that integrate sales, marketing, and channel strategies with one goal in mind: drive revenue.
As a 20-year student of technology markets and their evolution, Tom is passion-
ate about identifying and developing unique solution offerings that meet changing customer needs. He is highly effective in leading world-class sales, marketing, and PR teams and serving as a trusted advisor for numerous Fortune 100 companies.
Prior to joining Bridge Partners, Tom co-founded Calico Energy, an energy management software company serving the energy sector. As CMO, he implemented highly successful sales, marketing, and channel partner programs. Prior to Calico, Tom was a principal at BuzzBee Company, a Seattle-based marketing consulting firm. While at BuzzBee, he helped Fortune 100 companies bring enterprise-class software products and services to market. Tom previously led the Marketing, PR, and Investor Relations team at Saflink, a leading publicly-held security and access control software company. Prior to Saflink, he consulted with Fortune 100 firms – including IDC, SAP, Siemens, and Nike – on marketing and technology initiatives. Tom holds an MBA in Technology Marketing from Babson College and a Master’s Certificate in Sustainable Business from Bainbridge Graduate Institute.
In his time away from work, Tom is an avid outdoor enthusiast, and enjoys hunting and fishing with his friends and family. He also serves as Board President of Three Cedars Waldorf School, where his two daughters attend.