Tom has spent his career being a founder of several startups, a corporate venture investor for an $8 billion media company, a public company executive, and an active board member for 11 companies. He has been involved in the funding and exiting of over 20 startups to corporations including IBM, SAP, News Corp, Informatica, Akamai, and Dun & Bradstreet. Tom is a founder and Board Member at Position A Partners, an outsourced corporate strategy consulting firm. Prior to this, Tom was the President and CEO of Reach Analytics, as well as a Board Member. Prior to this, Tom was an SVP at Dow Jones/News Corp. Tom came to Dow Jones in 2008 when it acquired Generate, a software/analytics company he founded in 2004 and was its President and CEO. Prior to that, Tom was a founding partner at Reed Elsevier Ventures, the investment arm of the $8 billion media company. Tom co-lead investments in early stage technology companies including Siperian (exited to Informatica), Inxight Software (exited to SAP), Netli (exited to Akamai), Nextpage (exited to FAST) and iPhrase Technologies (exited to IBM). Tom is an active investor and also sits on the Board of Directors of Weather Analytics, Airfusion, and Acustream. He was also an investor and on the Board of Directors of Netprospex, which was acquired by Dun & Bradstreet.