Tom is an IDSA award-winning industrial designer and storyteller for investment. As a marketing executive he helped Lockheed-Martin win the $70 billion F-22 fighter jet program, and as a strategic agency leader he helped Motorola, Volvo, Paccar, Philips, Iridium and others raise billions in contracts and investment.
Tom has grown and sold design firms and advertising agencies in the US and Europe. He speaks globally to entrepreneurial ventures and academic institutions focused on innovation and sustainability. He authored the “Master the Pitch” presentation series to help entrepreneurs improve their pitch to attract investor funding.
Tom is also an MBA, and the Impact Director at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator. He develops and manages programs designed to foster the economic, social and environmental impact of LACI’s portfolio companies, and those of other partner incubators nationally.