Tom joined ICCP Venture Partners in 2008. He is also a Managing Director at Startup Capital Ventures (www.startupcv.com), an early stage Menlo Park-based venture capital firm and Managing Director and co-founder of PacRim Venture Partners (www.pacrimpartners.com), a Menlo Park-based venture capital firm. Tom started his career at Bank of America.
In his career as a venture capitalist that has spanned more than thirty years, Tom has invested in early stage IT, cleantech and healthcare companies. He has served on boards of directors of a number of public companies such as Hanwha Q CELLS (NASDAQ: HQCL) and UTStarcom (NASDAQ: UTSI) as well as numerous private companies. Tom’s current and past investments include SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR), UTStarcom (NASDAQ: UTSI), White Electronic Designs (NASDAQ: WEDC, acquired by Microsemi), LifeCell (NASDAQ: LIFC, then acquired by Kinetic Concepts), SyStemix (NASDAQ: STMX, then acquired by Novartis), Physiometrix (NASDAQ: PHYX, then acquired by Hospira), U-Systems (acquired by Hologic), CafePress (NASDAQ: PRSS), and FastSoft (acquired by Akamai).
Tom graduated from Northwestern University with B.A. and MBA degrees. He taught the New Venture Finance course at San Francisco State University’s MBA school, and he is a regular volunteer panelist for the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce’s Job Forum.