Tom is a General Partner at OpenOcean and passionate about data-intensive software solutions that are quick to love and built on strong technology. He is a big believer in accurate consumer profiling, marketing technologies, and intelligent automation of the enterprise. Tom holds board seats in Leadoo Marketing Technologies, LoopMe, PassFort, Personalyze, and Thimble, and is excitedly following Tapdaq (Tapjoy), Verto Analytics, Truecaller, and Unacast.
Tom’s previous experience includes launching and leading Nokia Interactive Advertising – the leading first-generation premium mobile ad-network. Tom scaled the business from scratch to $50 million in revenues in less than three years, including the acquisition of Boston-based Enpocket Inc.
His first encounter with Monty and the MySQL crew happened as co-founder and Managing Partner of Holton Ventures, leading the Series A round in MySQL.
Tom is a President of the Finnish Tech Tour 2000, an MBA graduate from Helsinki School of Econ and Business, and holds a military rank of a 2nd Lieutenant (we don’t mess with him..).