Tom is an entrepreneur, corporate entrepreneur, investor, board member, and advisor to corporations and technology startups in the US and Europe. He co-founded SOASTA in 2006 and served as CEO until Akamai acquired the company in 2017. When it was acquired, SOASTA had become the Leading Global Test Platform for web and mobile applications used by 350 of the Global 500 Digital Brands.
In 2014, the Silicon Valley Business Journal named Tom as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Executives in the Silicon Valley. He has been a successful Tech CEO for the past 20 years, and a leading Tech Executive for the past 40 years having started or scaled six different Tech companies over this period. Two of Tom’s companies (Sagent & Knowledgeware) went on to become very successful IPO’s, while three other of Tom’s companies (SOASTA, Dorado, Digitalk) were acquired by multi-billion dollar corporations for their advanced technology and established customer base.
Tom has spoken at numerous conferences around the world, including Cloud Connect, Cloud Expo (China), and Giga Structure. He has keynoted at events for companies such as Amazon and Accenture and has guest lectured at MIT, Harvard, Cal Berkley and USF.
Today, Tom advises corporations on Digital transformation and tech companies who focus on advanced analytics, AI, cloud and DevOps assisting them on their go-to-market and funding strategies. As a former professional athlete, Tom has also been involved with advising several Olympic organizing committees on the use of advanced technologies in the Olympic Game’s.